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What is the cause of fainting and vomiting with stomach pain in a diabetic ?

I am type II diabetic. I experienced fainting and vomiting . But before I fainted I had experienced pain in my stomach area. I had not eaten between 11 a.m. and 8 pm. It was after I started eating the a philly cheesesteak at 8 pm that the pain began. Was I experiencing low blood sugard
Asked On : Thu, 22 Mar 2012
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Your symptoms are suggestive of Hypoglycemia. Being a type II Diabetic you should take three major meals and two snacks. Avoid fasting for long hours. Symptoms of low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) are giddiness, palpitations, blurred vision and faint feeling. If you suffer with these symptoms more often, do consult your physician and amend your diabetic medication dose.Whenever you experience symptoms of hypoglycemia do take a bar of chocolate/fruit juice/toffee or biscuits to feel better.
Answered: Wed, 11 Apr 2012
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General & Family Physician Dr. Ramesh M.Vachharajani's  Response
Welcome to HCM,
It seems that you might be having Hypoglycemia i.e.low blood sugar giving this problem.
Take sugar crystals or chocolates or icecream or some sweets and you will be alright.
Keep your ID with diabetic card and few sugar crystals and chocolates in your pocket.
Ok and bye.
Answered: Thu, 22 Mar 2012
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