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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Drug induced hypoglycaemic coma in 102 diabetec patients.
One of the patients I treated in my first stint in A&E was a middle-aged woman in a hypoglycaemic coma.
The court heard a postmortem showed the cause of death as hypoglycaemic coma, (diabetic coma) caused by not properly controlled insulin.
Raising his insulin doses due to falsely elevated blood glucose levels places him at increased risk of hypoglycaemic reactions including hypoglycaemic coma.
Sudden drop in blood sugar levels in a diabetic patient may lead to hypoglycaemic coma.
The trial at Newcastle Crown Court, which started in mid-October, heard that suspicions were raised when Norris predicted the death of one woman, who slipped into a fatal hypoglycaemic coma later in his shift.