Ketotic hypoglycemia

What is Ketotic hypoglycemia?

It is a medical term used to refer to any circumstance in which low blood sugar is accompanied by ketosis and in a much restrictive way to refer to recurrent episodes of hypoglycemic symptoms with ketosis and often vomiting in young children.

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hi i am a student nurses writing an assignment on patient care for a person( non diabetic) who is a DSH and overdosed on insulin from her...

doctor1 MD

Dear Christina,

Welcome to HealthcareMagic forum.

It is evident that the patient in question suffered hypoglycemia.

Hypoglycemia is reversible by...

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My four month old child been kept in hospital overnight after gastroentiritis as his blood sugar was tested low twice but normal other times

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Thanks for your query.

Your child is probably being tested for metabolic problems, that are in-born biochemical errors in our body systems....

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I have increased frequent urination followed by extreme weakness, dizzy, hungry, concentration problems,nervousness with in 2-3 hours of...

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There may be possibility of reactive hypoglycemia but there must be documented low blood sugar (< 70...

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