Insulin Reaction (cont.)
Insulin Reaction Prognosis
Insulin reactions are a common situation and are usually easily treated with little consequence.
If the episode occurs when the patient is driving, using heavy machinery, or otherwise engaged in a potential risky situation, injury may occur.
Patients may develop significant organ damage if blood sugars remain low for a prolonged a period of time.
Medically reviewed by John A. Seibel, MD; Board Certified Internal Medicine with a subspecialty in Endocrinology & Metabolism
Fauci, Anthony S., et al. Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine. 17th ed. United States: McGraw-Hill Professional, 2008.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/23/2014
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