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Emergency management of diabetes and hypoglycaemia
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    Treating Hypoglycemia

    Acute Care issues:

    Treating hypoglycaemia in Acute care due to insulin and oral agents create very different challenges. Decrease in blood sugar due to oral agents may be due to skipped meals or exercise. However concurrent illness (dehydration etc), new onset renal dysfunction and drug interactions are major factors that cause oral agents induced hypoglycaemia; such events prolong the half life of sulfonylureas....

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