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Hypoglycemia Low blood sugar.
Hyperglycemia High blood sugar
Type 1 Diabetes Insulin-dependent. Occurs in individuals with little or no ability to produce insulin. Tends to happen in childhood
Type 2 Diabetes Non-insulin dependent. Occurs in individuals who produce insulin in insufficent amounts and whose body cells cannot use the insulin peoperly.
Signs of Hyperglycemia? Acetone breath, red, dry, warm skin. Slow onset. Rapid and deep breathing. Dry mouth, intense thirst, and vomiting.
Signs of Hypoglycemia? Sudden onset. Cool, clammy, pale, moist skin.
Whats a normal blood glucose level? 80-120
At what level does a patient have to be at to have moderate hypoglycemia? 60-80
At what levely does a patient have to be at to have severe hypoglycemia? 50 and below
And what level does a patient have to be at to be hyperglycemica? 120-140 or higher
What is glucose? A form of sugar, it's the body's basic source of enegery.
What is insulin? A hormone produced by the pancreas, can be taken as medication.
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