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High and Low Blood Sugar Emergencies
Louise_WebMD_Staff posted:
Call 911 if a person with diabetes shows any of these symptoms:

  • Unconsciousness
  • A seizure. See protecting a victim from harm during a seizure.
  • Severe dehydration is present:
    Your mouth and eyes are extremely dry.
    You pass little or no urine for 12 or more hours.
    You do not feel alert, or you cannot think clearly.
    You are too weak or dizzy to stand.
    You may pass out.

  • A person is losing consciousness or becoming sleepy or lethargic and is not able to swallow water without choking or coughing, preventing him or her from following the appropriate guidelines.
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