Medical shock occurs from many illnesses, conditions, or trauma. Types of shock include:
- hyperglycemic, and
- anaphylactic shock.
The treatment and outcome of medical shock depends upon the medical situation.
An insulin reaction occurs when an individual with diabetes experiences hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) and becomes confused or unconscious. Causes of insulin reaction include improper medication dosing, exercise, or skipping meals. Common symptoms of a mild insulin reaction include dizziness, irritability, hunger, shakiness, rapid heart beat, and sweating. Treatment is generally sugar drinks, tablets, or wafers and monitoring insulin levels.
Shock Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins
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