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What can cause speech to be slurred and someone to not be alert if they are diabetic and have alzheimer's?

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Dr. Ladislav Volicer
Psychiatry - Geriatric
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Several things

It could be a symptoms of low blood sugar after too much diabetic medication, or it could be just a symptom of alzheimer's disease.
It could be also a brain infarct and the condition should be investigated by a physician.

In brief: Several things

It could be a symptoms of low blood sugar after too much diabetic medication, or it could be just a symptom of alzheimer's disease.
It could be also a brain infarct and the condition should be investigated by a physician.
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Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Many reasons

Tia or stroke, low blood sugar, very high blood sugar, inappropriate use of medications, infections, alcohol, low sodium, this list is incomplete.

In brief: Many reasons

Tia or stroke, low blood sugar, very high blood sugar, inappropriate use of medications, infections, alcohol, low sodium, this list is incomplete.
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