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Diabetic Emergencies

Terminology

QuestionAnswer
Form of sugar that provides the body's basic source of energy? Glucose
Condition brought about by decreased insulin production also called "sugar diabetes" or simply "diabetes." Diabetes Mellitus
Hormone produced by the pancreas or taken as a medication by many diabetics that helps cells use glucose Insulin
Uncontrolled muscular movements Convulsions
Prolonged seizure, or when a person suffers two or more convulsive seizures without regaining full consciousness Status Epilepticus
Low blood sugar Hypoglycemia
Medical condition that sometimes causes seizures Epilepsy
High blood sugar Hyperglycemia
Sudden change in sensation, behavior, or movement that can, in it's most severe form, produce convulsions. Seizure
Blockage or bursting of major blood vessel supplying the brain. Stroke
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