Wilderness: Diabetic Reaction (cont.)
When to Seek Medical Care
Low Blood Sugar
- Seek medical treatment if the person with low blood sugar fails to respond quickly (within 15 minutes).
- Ensure appropriate food intake to prevent further attacks.
High Blood Sugar
- Consult your health-care professional about extra doses of insulin.
- Seek medical treatment as soon as possible for loss of consciousness, presence of ketoacids in blood, urine, or vomiting.
REFERENCE: MedscapeR. Hypoglycemia.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/9/2014
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