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Researching about diabetic coma. If a person not eating well and in same position for too long why does the organs began to fail?

im researching about coma, more specifically diabetic coma ,i understand that after several days, when the person is not really eating, and is in the same position for too long, their organs, even if they were ok begin to fail, specially beginning to need life support machines for example for needing dialysis and support for respiratory function, could you please explain why after this conditions organs begin to fail, and how this life support machines substitute the organs
Asked On : Thu, 17 May 2012
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in type 2 diabetics there are 2 types of coma diabetic keto acidotic coma & hypoglycemic coma . in both conditions there r lot of electrolyte disturbances wich r to be corrected with life support otherwise condition will be fetal
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