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Diabetic Emergencies | Hypoglycemia

Hypoglycemia: occurs as a result of an imbalance in the amounts of insulin and glucose. Most commonly caused by a patient taking insulin and then not eating enough food. Causes include: Medications Excessive exercise Alcohol Poor diet Hypothermia Liver disease Assessment: hypoglycemia develops rapidly, over a few minutes to a few hours. Counter Regulatory hormones […]

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