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Hypoglycaemia

Hypoglycaemia

(Science: biochemistry) An abnormally diminished concentration of glucose in the blood.

this occurs when a person with diabetes has injected too much insulin, eaten too little food, or has exercised without extra food. Taking small amounts of sugar, sweet juice, or food with sugar will usually help the person feel better within 10-15 minutes.

symptoms of hypoglycaemia include nausea, sweating, weakness, faintness, confusion hallucinations, headache, cold sweat, piloerection, hypothermia, irritability, bizarre behaviour and fainting. Prolonged hypoglycaemia can result in complete loss of consciousness, convulsions, coma and brain damage.

Origin: gr. Glykys = sweet, haima = blood


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Metabolization of fat

i dont think burning of fats can prevent hypoglycaemia. if not mistaken, hypoglycaemia occurs bcoz of a lack of sugar in our blood, causing our blood glucose level to drop below the suitable level. i guess u will feel tired and always sleepy ...

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by wheel
Fri Feb 08, 2008 6:45 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Metabolization of fat
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Diabetes mellitus and Glycosuria???

Gycosuria is the pressence of glucose in the urea....but the cause of this symptom is the hypoglycaemia which is the lack of glucose in the body and causes the cells and the brain thrist of glucose.This is because glucose is the main respiration substract for cells ...

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by Revenged
Sun Jul 01, 2007 12:51 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Diabetes mellitus and Glycosuria???
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Diabetes mellitus and Glycosuria???

Gycosuria is the pressence of glucose in the urea....but the cause of this symptom is the hypoglycaemia which is the lack of glucose in the body and causes the cells and the brain thrist of glucose.This is because glucose is the main respiration substract for cells and ...

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by Tan Tze Chein
Thu Jun 28, 2007 6:03 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Diabetes mellitus and Glycosuria???
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