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Low blood sugar and low BP in a diabetic - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   How can i help you?
User :   my mother is a diabetic and for the past 4 hours her blood sugar and blood pressure have been really low
Doctor :   ok
User :   shes been nearly falling asleep standing up and has really bad slurred speach
Doctor :   ok
User :   and very disoriented
Doctor :   ok
User :   her doctor has recently changed her meds
User :   I'm wondering if I should take her in to the ER
Doctor :   immideately you give her chocolate
Doctor :   or sugar water to drink
Doctor :   than take her to ER
User :   okay, does anything with a lot of sugar in it work?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   that is what you are supposed to do now
User :   ok thank you very much
User :   bye
Doctor :   ok bye
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting HealthcareMagic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
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