Diabetic Coma: 4 Signs To Shows That You Are About To Fall Into A Coma

Obinwannem News Diabetic Coma: 4 Signs To Shows That You Are About To Fall Into A Coma

Diabetes is a health condition that arises when the body is unable to metabolize the glucose being ingested.

As a disease, diabetes comes in two variants, type 1 and type 2. Older people suffer from type 2 diabetes more often while younger people suffer from type 1 diabetes.

They are both as deadly as anything you know and the earlier you find ways to manage your blood sugar level, the better for you. In this article, we are going to have a look at some of the sighs of diabetic coma.

If you are Diabetic and you start having signs or symptoms of diabetic coma, the best thing you can do for yourself is go for checkup immediately.

What Is Diabetic Coma?
Diabetic Coma is a condition that arises when there is gross increase in the blood sugar level of a diabetic patient or when there is an extremely low blood sugar level.

The best thing you can do for yourself is to avoid extremities. Never allow your blood sugar level to go high too much and don’t allow it to go too low, ensure you maintain it as much as you can with lifestyle amendments and medications. Below are the signs a person is about to fall into a coma;

1. Very Dry Mouth: dry mouth syndrome is a sign of either an extremely high blood sugar or a very low blood sugar level.

If you start noticing sudden and extreme dryness of mouth as a diabetic patient, do well to check your blood sugar level to know whether it has fallen into either of the extreme stages.

When your mouth is extremely dry as a diabetic patient, its usually due to very high blood sugar level or very low blood sugar level and as such should not be taken for granted.

2. Frequent Urination: when the body us battling to get rid of excess glucose in it, you may find yourself urinating more than you should.

Frequent urination is a sign of excessively high blood sugar level and the kidney is battling to get rid of it through urination. It is also a sign of diabetic coma and once you start urinating more usually than you used to, do well to see a doctor for proper blood checkup.

3. Chronic Fatigue: when the body has ran short of glucose, one sign that you will notice is fatigue. This tiredness would even become more pronounced if you are about to fall into a diabetic coma.

Excessive fatigue is one sign of diabetic coma that should not be taken for granted as a diabetic patient. So ensure you check your blood sugar level immediately you start feeling too weak.

4. Fruity Breath Odor: people suffering from diabetes should do well to check their blood sugar level when their breath changes to fruity.

A fruity Breath Odor is a sign of excess sugar in the blood stream that needs to be taken seriously. While doing this have in mind that when the blood sugar level is extremely high, you can fall into a diabetic coma easily.

Nwachineke Onyeke Chekwube reporting, Obinwannem news writer/ November 8, 2021

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