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date: 15 November 2018

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known diabetic on oral/insulin therapy. Short history. May present with coma, fits or odd/violent behaviour, tachycardia ± ↑ BP. There may or may not have been warning signs/symptoms—sweating, hunger, tremor. Younger children may present atypically with behavioural changes or headache.

blood sugar (on blood testing strip) <2.5 mmol/l....

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