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People with diabetes, would a reading of over 600 be considered fatal ?

People with diabetes, would a reading of over 600 be considered fatal? I have a girl at work who is diabetic. Anyway, she claimed she had a reading of over 600 first thing in the morning and again later that morning. She got off work early. She looked fine and was working until noon, when she happened to leave early and on payday. Suspect she s full of crap and is taking advantage of us not really knowing the deal. What would be happening to a person if there blood was showing over 600 for their blood sugars?
Asked On : Tue, 22 Dec 2009
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The effects of having a consistent high blood glucose level over 500mg can be devastating on the body which can cause complications such as heart disease and stroke, blindness, hypertension, diabetic neuropathy, nerve damage, depression, complications with feet, kidney disease and limb amputation. Diabetes is a disease that affects how the body uses glucose a sugar that is the body's main source of fuel. It requires good control of sugars all the time.

Answered: Tue, 22 Dec 2009
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