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Self care for sweating due to dip in sugar levels - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
User :   doctor
User :   my mom is a diabetic and she is sweating few minutes earlier
Doctor :  
User :   and i tested her Sugar levels its 90 now
User :   what do i do now...
Doctor :  
Give her a glass of juice
User :   what juice
Doctor :   Did you check her BP and pulse
User :   any juice
Doctor :  
Any thing which is quick can be given
User :   would thumps up do?
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
Juice is proper juice
User :   pineapple would do
Doctor :  
User :   ok then
Doctor :  
Check the BP. Pulse and Blood sugars once again
Doctor :  
Check if she started weakness in hands or legs
Doctor :  
It is better if she can see a Doctor and check for her power
User :   power
User :   ?
Doctor :  
Power of the muscle groups
User :   after the juice anything to be done
User :   now she looks fine
User :   why do sugar levels go down...
Doctor :  
Since the diabetics have always a risk for complications
Doctor :  
it is better to get a general examinatin
User :   there is a diabetic specialist near our place and we are meeting him around 5
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
No issues
User :   is there any specific reason why it happes suddenly
Doctor :   Lot many reasons
Doctor :  
basing her diet, medicine dosage, her activity then
Doctor :  
the rise and fall of stress hormones
Doctor :  
to that particular situation
User :   k
User :   what are steps to be taken if she is sweating profusely ?
Doctor :  
Lie her down, check her BP, Pulse and Blood sugar
Doctor :   Give her something to drink

Doctor :  
Watch her closely for next few hours
User :   ok
User :   thanks
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