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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

REFERENCE:

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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