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



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