Diabetic Emergency

Diabetic Emergency

Remember To Send for Help – Call an Ambulance

 

diabetic emergency

 

Low Blood Sugar Signs and Symptoms

  • Cold and clammy skin
  • Pale
  • Poor balance
  • Confusion and aggression
  • Feeling faint
  • Weak
  • Confused

 

High Blood Sugar Signs and Symptoms

  • Hot and dry skin
  • Frequent urination
  • Thirst
  • Sweet, fruity smelling breath

 

Treatment

Unconscious Patient

Conscious Patient

Low Blood Sugar

  • Give them a sweet, sugary drink every 15 minutes until they recover
  • When the patient is recovered give them a sandwich to eat
  • If the patient is not recovering call for emergency help

 

High Blood Sugar

  • Seek medical assistance if needed
  • Drink sugar free fluids

 

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