diabetic coma

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Noun1.diabetic coma - coma that can develop in inadequately treated cases of diabetes mellitus
coma, comatoseness - a state of deep and often prolonged unconsciousness; usually the result of disease or injury
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Severe hypoglycemia is also known as diabetic shock and it can cause fainting, seizures, coma, and unconsciousness.
The left-leaning daily claimed that the postmortem report had stated the cause of death as diabetic shock, the same cause that had been stated for the previous death of another informant.
Lyman Road, person in diabetic shock, ambulance needed, patient refused transport.
The driver of the vehicle had reportedly gone into diabetic shock while driving.
She was waiting at traffic lights when the Mini - which police believe was being driven by a man suffering from a diabetic shock - ploughed into the back of her car.
She kept her head and got Brooke out which was very important as she is diabetic and goes into diabetic shock if she's stressed and her blood sugar goes low as it did on this occasion," added the mum.
One friend told me she saw Israeli soldiers refuse passage to a woman who had gone into diabetic shock and who needed to cross into Jerusalem to get her insulin.