Diabetes

What to do in a crisis

First aid for diabetics

There are two types of crises diabetics could have, both of which can result in a coma if no action is taken.

Diabetic comas

Diabetic comas can be the result of both hyperglycaemia (high blood sugar) and hypoglycaemia (low blood sugar).

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Dr. May currently works as a fulltime endocrinologist and has been in private practice since 2004. He has a variety of interests, predominantly obesity and diabetes, but also sees patients with osteoporosis, thyroid disorders, men's health disorders, pituitary and adrenal disorders, polycystic ovaries, and disorders of growth. He is a leading member of several obesity and diabetes societies and runs a trial centre for new drugs.

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