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Meaning of INSULIN REACTION

 
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 Definition: 
[n]  hypoglycemia produced by excessive insulin in the system causing coma
 
 Synonyms: insulin shock
 
 See Also: hypoglycaemia, hypoglycemia, shock

 

 

Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: A condition in insulin-taking diabetics resulting in low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) due to excess insulin or inadequate carbohydrate intake. The person may feel hungry, nauseated, weak, nervous, shaky, confused, and sweaty. Taking small amounts of sugar, sweet juice, or food with sugar will usually help the person feel better within 10-15 minutes.
 

 

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