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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.
  • Ensure appropriate food intake to prevent further attacks.

High Blood Sugar

  • Consult a doctor about extra doses of insulin.
  • Seek medical treatment as soon as possible.
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