Severe HYPOGLYCEMIA induced by a large dose of exogenous INSULIN resulting in a COMA or profound state of unconsciousness from which the individual cannot be aroused.
A profound state of unconsciousness associated with depressed cerebral activity from which the individual cannot be aroused. Coma generally occurs when there is dysfunction or injury involving both cerebral hemispheres or the brain stem RETICULAR FORMATION.
A 51-amino acid pancreatic hormone that plays a major role in the regulation of glucose metabolism, directly by suppressing endogenous glucose production (GLYCOGENOLYSIS; GLUCONEOGENESIS) and indirectly by suppressing GLUCAGON secretion and LIPOLYSIS. Native insulin is a globular protein comprised of a zinc-coordinated hexamer. Each insulin monomer containing two chains, A (21 residues) and B (30 residues), linked by two disulfide bonds. Insulin is used as a drug to control insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (DIABETES MELLITUS, TYPE 1).
A cell surface receptor for INSULIN. It comprises a tetramer of two alpha and two beta subunits which are derived from cleavage of a single precursor protein. The receptor contains an intrinsic TYROSINE KINASE domain that is located within the beta subunit. Activation of the receptor by INSULIN results in numerous metabolic changes including increased uptake of GLUCOSE into the liver, muscle, and ADIPOSE TISSUE.
A scale that assesses the response to stimuli in patients with craniocerebral injuries. The parameters are eye opening, motor response, and verbal response.
A state of unconsciousness as a complication of diabetes mellitus. It occurs in cases of extreme HYPERGLYCEMIA or extreme HYPOGLYCEMIA as a complication of INSULIN therapy.
Diminished effectiveness of INSULIN in lowering blood sugar levels: requiring the use of 200 units or more of insulin per day to prevent HYPERGLYCEMIA or KETOSIS.
A structurally-related group of signaling proteins that are phosphorylated by the INSULIN RECEPTOR PROTEIN-TYROSINE KINASE. The proteins share in common an N-terminal PHOSPHOLIPID-binding domain, a phosphotyrosine-binding domain that interacts with the phosphorylated INSULIN RECEPTOR, and a C-terminal TYROSINE-rich domain. Upon tyrosine phosphorylation insulin receptor substrate proteins interact with specific SH2 DOMAIN-containing proteins that are involved in insulin receptor signaling.
A primary source of energy for living organisms. It is naturally occurring and is found in fruits and other parts of plants in its free state. It is used therapeutically in fluid and nutrient replacement.
Marine, freshwater, or terrestrial mollusks of the class Gastropoda. Most have an enclosing spiral shell, and several genera harbor parasites pathogenic to man.
A genus of gram-negative bacteria widely distributed in fresh water as well as marine and hypersaline habitats.
A genus of gram-negative, straight or curved rods which are motile by means of a single, polar flagellum. Members of this genus are found in coastal waters and the open ocean. (From Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, 9th ed)
Instinctual behavior pattern in which food is obtained by killing and consuming other species.
Insulin that has been modified so that the B-chain contains a LYSINE at position 28 instead of a PROLINE and a PROLINE at position 29 instead of a LYSINE. It is used to manage BLOOD GLUCOSE levels in patients with TYPE 2 DIABETES.
A syndrome of abnormally low BLOOD GLUCOSE level. Clinical hypoglycemia has diverse etiologies. Severe hypoglycemia eventually lead to glucose deprivation of the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM resulting in HUNGER; SWEATING; PARESTHESIA; impaired mental function; SEIZURES; COMA; and even DEATH.
Substances which lower blood glucose levels.
Insulin formulations that contain substances that retard absorption thus extending the time period of action.
An intermediate-acting INSULIN preparation with onset time of 2 hours and duration of 24 hours. It is produced by crystallizing ZINC-insulin-PROTAMINES at neutral pH 7. Thus it is called neutral protamine Hagedorn for inventor Hans Christian Hagedorn.
Portable or implantable devices for infusion of insulin. Includes open-loop systems which may be patient-operated or controlled by a pre-set program and are designed for constant delivery of small quantities of insulin, increased during food ingestion, and closed-loop systems which deliver quantities of insulin automatically based on an electronic glucose sensor.
Lists of words, usually in alphabetical order, giving information about form, pronunciation, etymology, grammar, and meaning.
Works containing information articles on subjects in every field of knowledge, usually arranged in alphabetical order, or a similar work limited to a special field or subject. (From The ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983)
Psychiatric illness or diseases manifested by breakdowns in the adaptational process expressed primarily as abnormalities of thought, feeling, and behavior producing either distress or impairment of function.
Disciplines concerned with the interrelationships of individuals in a social environment including social organizations and institutions. Includes Sociology and Anthropology.
A serious complication of TYPE 2 DIABETES MELLITUS. It is characterized by extreme HYPERGLYCEMIA; DEHYDRATION; serum hyperosmolarity; and depressed consciousness leading to COMA in the absence of KETOSIS and ACIDOSIS.
A life-threatening complication of diabetes mellitus, primarily of TYPE 1 DIABETES MELLITUS with severe INSULIN deficiency and extreme HYPERGLYCEMIA. It is characterized by KETOSIS; DEHYDRATION; and depressed consciousness leading to COMA.
An autosomal recessive metabolic disorder caused by deficiencies in the mitochondrial GLYCINE cleavage system.
Intracranial bleeding into the PUTAMEN, a BASAL GANGLIA nucleus. This is associated with HYPERTENSION and lipohyalinosis of small blood vessels in the putamen. Clinical manifestations vary with the size of hemorrhage, but include HEMIPARESIS; HEADACHE; and alterations of consciousness.
The concentration of osmotically active particles in solution expressed in terms of osmoles of solute per liter of solution. Osmolality is expressed in terms of osmoles of solute per kilogram of solvent.
Solutions that have a greater osmotic pressure than a reference solution such as blood, plasma, or interstitial fluid.
Substances that sweeten food, beverages, medications, etc., such as sugar, saccharine or other low-calorie synthetic products. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
The ability to detect chemicals through gustatory receptors in the mouth, including those on the TONGUE; the PALATE; the PHARYNX; and the EPIGLOTTIS.
The minimum concentration at which taste sensitivity to a particular substance or food can be perceived.
Highly pleasant emotion characterized by outward manifestations of gratification; joy.
The transmission and reproduction of transient images of fixed or moving objects. An electronic system of transmitting such images together with sound over a wire or through space by apparatus that converts light and sound into electrical waves and reconverts them into visible light rays and audible sound. (From Webster, 3rd ed)
Philosophy based on the analysis of the individual's existence in the world which holds that human existence cannot be completely described in scientific terms. Existentialism also stresses the freedom and responsibility of the individual as well as the uniqueness of religious and ethical experiences and the analysis of subjective phenomena such as anxiety, guilt, and suffering. (APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 8th ed.)
Flavoring agent sweeter than sugar, metabolized as PHENYLALANINE and ASPARTIC ACID.
Authors' withdrawal or disavowal of their participation in performing research or writing the results of their study.
A subtype of DIABETES MELLITUS that is characterized by INSULIN deficiency. It is manifested by the sudden onset of severe HYPERGLYCEMIA, rapid progression to DIABETIC KETOACIDOSIS, and DEATH unless treated with insulin. The disease may occur at any age, but is most common in childhood or adolescence.
Glucose in blood.
Complex mental function having four distinct phases: (1) memorizing or learning, (2) retention, (3) recall, and (4) recognition. Clinically, it is usually subdivided into immediate, recent, and remote memory.
Disturbances in registering an impression, in the retention of an acquired impression, or in the recall of an impression. Memory impairments are associated with DEMENTIA; CRANIOCEREBRAL TRAUMA; ENCEPHALITIS; ALCOHOLISM (see also ALCOHOL AMNESTIC DISORDER); SCHIZOPHRENIA; and other conditions.
The profession of writing. Also the identity of the writer as the creator of a literary production.
A curved elevation of GRAY MATTER extending the entire length of the floor of the TEMPORAL HORN of the LATERAL VENTRICLE (see also TEMPORAL LOBE). The hippocampus proper, subiculum, and DENTATE GYRUS constitute the hippocampal formation. Sometimes authors include the ENTORHINAL CORTEX in the hippocampal formation.
Learning the correct route through a maze to obtain reinforcement. It is used for human or animal populations. (Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 6th ed)
A heterogeneous group of disorders characterized by HYPERGLYCEMIA and GLUCOSE INTOLERANCE.
A thioureylene antithyroid agent that inhibits the formation of thyroid hormones by interfering with the incorporation of iodine into tyrosyl residues of thyroglobulin. This is done by interfering with the oxidation of iodide ion and iodotyrosyl groups through inhibition of the peroxidase enzyme.
Agents that are used to treat hyperthyroidism by reducing the excessive production of thyroid hormones.
A thiourea antithyroid agent. Propythiouracil inhibits the synthesis of thyroxine and inhibits the peripheral conversion of throxine to tri-iodothyronine. It is used in the treatment of hyperthyroidism. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopeoia, 30th ed, p534)
A common form of hyperthyroidism with a diffuse hyperplastic GOITER. It is an autoimmune disorder that produces antibodies against the THYROID STIMULATING HORMONE RECEPTOR. These autoantibodies activate the TSH receptor, thereby stimulating the THYROID GLAND and hypersecretion of THYROID HORMONES. These autoantibodies can also affect the eyes (GRAVES OPHTHALMOPATHY) and the skin (Graves dermopathy).
Hypersecretion of THYROID HORMONES from the THYROID GLAND. Elevated levels of thyroid hormones increase BASAL METABOLIC RATE.
An imidazole antithyroid agent. Carbimazole is metabolized to METHIMAZOLE, which is responsible for the antithyroid activity.
The major hormone derived from the thyroid gland. Thyroxine is synthesized via the iodination of tyrosines (MONOIODOTYROSINE) and the coupling of iodotyrosines (DIIODOTYROSINE) in the THYROGLOBULIN. Thyroxine is released from thyroglobulin by proteolysis and secreted into the blood. Thyroxine is peripherally deiodinated to form TRIIODOTHYRONINE which exerts a broad spectrum of stimulatory effects on cell metabolism.

Clinical characteristics of type 1 diabetic patients with and without severe hypoglycemia. (1/17)

OBJECTIVE: To investigate the frequency of severe hypoglycemia (SH) and hypoglycemic coma and to identify clinical and behavioral risk indicators in a nonselected population of type 1 diabetic patients. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS: This study involved a retrospective clinical survey of 195 consecutive patients using a questionnaire addressing the frequency of SH (i.e., help from others required) and hypoglycemic coma during the previous year, general characteristics, behavior, hypoglycemia awareness, and the Hypoglycemia Fear Survey Data regarding diabetes, treatment, long-term complications, comorbidity, and comedication were obtained from the patients' medical records. RESULTS: A total of 82% of subjects were receiving intensive insulin treatment, and mean +/- SD HbA(1c) was 7.8 +/- 1.2%. Mean duration of diabetes was 20 +/- 12 years. The occurrence of SH (including hypoglycemic coma) was 150 episodes/100 patient-years and affected 40.5% of the population. Hypoglycemic coma occurred in 19% of subjects (40 episodes/100 patient-years). SH without coma was independently related to nephropathy (odds ratio [OR] 4.8 [95% CI 1.5-15.1]), a threshold for hypoglycemic symptoms of <3 mmol/l (4.8 [1.8-12.0]), and a daily insulin dose 0.1 U/kg higher (1.3 [1.0-1.6]) (all ORs were adjusted for diabetes duration and use of comedication). Hypoglycemic coma was independently related to neuropathy (3.9 [1.5-10.4]), (nonselective) beta-blocking agents (14.9 [2.1-107.4]), and alcohol use (3.5 [1.3-9.1]) (all ORs were adjusted for diabetes duration). CONCLUSIONS: SH and hypoglycemic coma are common in a nonselected population with type 1 diabetes. The presence of long-term complications, a threshold for symptoms of <3 mmo/l, alcohol use, and (nonselective) beta-blockers were associated with SH during the previous year. If prospectively confirmed, these results may have consequences for clinical practice.  (+info)

Differential regulation of mRNAs for nerve growth factor, brain-derived neurotrophic factor, and neurotrophin 3 in the adult rat brain following cerebral ischemia and hypoglycemic coma. (2/17)

In situ hybridization was used to study expression of mRNAs for members of the nerve growth factor (NGF) family in the rat brain after 2 and 10 min of forebrain ischemia and 1 and 30 min of insulin-induced hypoglycemic coma. Two hours after the ischemic insults, the level of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) mRNA was markedly increased in the granule cells of the dentate gyrus, and at 24 h it was still significantly elevated. NGF mRNA showed a pronounced increase 4 h after 2 min of ischemia but had returned to a control level at 24 h. Both 2 and 10 min of ischemia caused a clear reduction of the level of mRNA for neurotrophin 3 (NT-3) in the dentate granule cells and in regions CA2 and medial CA1 of the hippocampus 2 and 4 h after the insults. The increase of BDNF mRNA could be partially blocked by the alpha-amino-3-hydroxy-5-methyl-4-isoxazolepropionic acid (AMPA) receptor antagonist NBQX but was not influenced by the N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptor antagonist MK-801. Both NBQX and MK-801 attenuated the decrease of NT-3 mRNA after ischemia. One and 30 min of hypoglycemic coma also induced marked increases in BDNF and NGF mRNA in dentate granule cells with maximal levels at 2 h. If the changes of mRNA expression lead to alterations in the relative availability of neurotrophic factors, this could influence functional outcome and neuronal necrosis following ischemic and hypoglycemic insults.  (+info)

[Treatment of type 1 diabetes mellitus revealed below 7 years of age in the Diabetes Center of Silesia, Poland]. (3/17)

INTRODUCTION: Frequency of type 1 diabetes mellitus diagnosis in young children increases. Within this group, such factors as limited cooperation, little acceptance of multiple injections and other typical patterns of behavior can strongly influence the insulin management outcome. AIM OF THE STUDY: The objective of the study was to provide information regarding metabolic control in young diabetes patients. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Charts of 58 children with T1DM, all subjects under control of our Department, that were aged at onset (1998-2003) below 7 years (mean 4.05+/-1.6) were studied retrospectively. HbA1c, total, bolus and basal daily insulin requirement (DIR), weight, height, severe hypoglycaemia and diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) were analyzed till April 2006 in 2-year intervals. Insulin therapy model was also taken into consideration. RESULTS: Mean HbA1c was 7.2+/-1.2% for all children for the whole studied period and did not alter significantly between analyzed intervals. Most common treatment model at diabetes onset was the therapy with premixed insulin (Mix) (67%) and after 4 and 6 years - continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion (CSII) (50% and 75% respectively). A tendency for a better metabolic control was observed at multiple daily injections and CSII than at Mix. Change of the weight or height percentile channel was not revealed. Bolus and basal DIR increased in the first observation interval. Afterwards they stabilized respectively at 0.35-0.42 U/kg/24 h and 0.35-0.39 U/kg/24 h. Severe hypoglycaemia occurred 6.72/100 patient-years. CONCLUSION: Insulin therapy aimed at maintaining long-term good metabolic control is possible to achieve and is safe in young diabetic children.  (+info)

Utility values for symptomatic non-severe hypoglycaemia elicited from persons with and without diabetes in Canada and the United Kingdom. (4/17)


Hypoglycemia in type 1 diabetic pregnancy: role of preconception insulin aspart treatment in a randomized study. (5/17)


Severe hypoglycaemia in drug-treated diabetic patients needs attention: a population-based study. (6/17)


Extracellular pH in the rat brain during hypoglycemic coma and recovery. (7/17)

It has previously been shown that hypoglycemic coma is accompanied by marked energy failure and by loss of cellular ionic homeostasis. The general proposal is that shortage of carbohydrate substrate prevents lactic acid formation and thereby acidosis during hypoglycemic coma. The objective of the present study was to explore whether rapid downhill ion fluxes, known to occur during coma, are accompanied by changes in extra- and/or intracellular pH (pHe and/or pHi), and how these relate to the de- and repolarization of cellular membranes. Cortical pHe was recorded by microelectrodes in insulin-injected rats subjected to 30 min of hypoglycemic coma, with cellular membrane depolarization. Some rats were allowed up to 180 min of recovery after glucose infusion and membrane repolarization. Arterial blood gases and physiological parameters were monitored to maintain normotension, normoxia, normocapnia, and normal plasma pH. Following depolarization during hypoglycemia, a prompt, rapidly reversible alkaline pHe shift of about 0.1 units was observed in 37/43 rats. Immediately thereafter, all rats showed an acid pH shift of about 0.2 units. This shift developed during the first minute, and pHe remained at that level until repolarization was induced. Following repolarization, there was an additional, rapid, further lowering of pHe by about 0.05 units, followed by a more prolonged decrease in pHe that was maximal at 90 min of recovery (delta pHe of approximately -0.4 units). The pHe then slowly normalized but was still decreased (-0.18 pH units) after 180 min when the experiment was terminated. The calculated pHi showed no major alterations during hypoglycemic coma or after membrane repolarization following glucose administration.(ABSTRACT TRUNCATED AT 250 WORDS)  (+info)

Cerebrospinal fluid lactate in patients with diabetes mellitus and hypoglycaemic coma. (8/17)

Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) lactate and pyruvate concentrations were determined in 20 patients with diabetes mellitus but without disturbance of consciousness and five who recovered from hypoglycaemic coma. CSF lactate was slightly but significantly higher in diabetes mellitus (1.78, SEM 0.04 m mol/l) than that in 15 control subjects (1.40, SEM 0.05 m mol/l). In those who recovered from hypoglycaemic coma, CSF lactate was markedly elevated to 2.45-4.43 m mol/l. CSF glucose concentrations, however, were substantially the same between treated hypoglycaemic and diabetes mellitus groups. These findings indicate that CSF lactate levels increase with glycaemic levels in diabetes mellitus owing to enhanced glucose influx into glycolytic pathway of the brain, and also increases in treated hypoglycaemic coma probably due to mitochondrial dysfunction or damage.  (+info)

RESULTS A total of 30,266 questionnaires were returned, representing , 70% of all drug-treated diabetic patients receiving medication in the period studied. Of the diabetic patients, 63% were treated by oral medication only, 31% by insulin only, and 6% by a combination of insulin and oral agents. Of the patients in whom diabetes was diagnosed at ≥ 30 years of age, 75% were treated at health centers, whereas , 60% of those in whom diabetes was diagnosed at , 30 years of age were treated at outpatient clinics. The mean annual frequency of visits was 4.0 for patients receiving insulin treatment and 3.3 for patients receiving treatment with oral medications. The diabetic patients used 1.5 million hospital inpatient days per year, which was 13% of the total inpatient days in Finland. Of the inpatient days, 20% were for diabetes as the principal cause, 52% for diabetes-related diseases, and 28% for causes unrelated to diabetes. The direct costs of the health care of drug-treated diabetic patients in ...
PubMed journal article: Magnetic resonance imaging and diffusion-weighted imaging changes after hypoglycemic coma. Download Prime PubMed App to iPhone, iPad, or Android
The PANORAMA pan-European Survey: impact of severe and non-severe hypoglycaemia on quality of life and other patient reported outcomes in patients with type 2 diabetes [Abstract 580]. / Bradley, Clare; Eschwège, E; de Pablos-Velasco , P; Parhofer, KG; Simon, D; Tafalla , M; Pascual, E; Gönder-Frederick , LA.. In: Diabetologia, Vol. 53, No. Supplement 1, 09.2010, p. S234-235.. Research output: Contribution to journal › Article ...
By now you must have heard the news that as of April 1, Medicaid in Washington State will no longer reimburse hospitals for care of what Medicaid deems unnecessary ED visits. [The Seattle Times report is here.] The problem, of course, is that many times the perceived lack of necessity can only be determined after the patient has been worked up. Even a patient brought in by ambulance will not be covered if it turns out that his illness is not a true emergency as defined by the rules. And hospitals will not be allowed to bill the patients. The unnecessary visits list includes illnesses like hypoglycemic coma and asthma attacks. Unstable vital signs do not matter if the visit is eventually found to be unnecessary ...
ASL perfusion MR imaging was first described over a decade ago12,13 and has been an active area of research.14,15 One advantage of ASL over conventional bolus tracking for perfusion measurement is that it provides absolute CBF information. Quantification of CBF facilitates the identification of cases with symmetric global perfusion abnormalities (Fig 2).. Causes of global cerebral hyperperfusion include etiologies that result in global vasodilation or loss of cerebral vascular autoregulation. Carbon dioxide is a potent vasodilator, and hypercapnia can cause transient vasodilation when cerebral perfusion autoregulation pathways are intact.16-19 This property has been exploited with tests, such as the hypercapnia challenge, to evaluate the cerebral vascular reserve.17 All of the patients in our series had normal arterial blood gas measurements except for case 6. Case 6 is a case of favorable outcome while showing global hyperperfusion. Previous studies have shown up to a 200% increase in CBF as ...
Publications | Dipanjan Roy [Google Scholar Profile] [PubFact Bibliography] [Frontiers Profile] Integration and segregation in Autism Spectrum Disorders modulated by age, disease, and interaction: A graph-theoretic study of intrinsic functional connectivity Vatika Harlalka, Shruti Naik, Raju S. Bapi, Vinod P.K., Dipanjan Roy Front. Neurosci. - Brain Imaging Methods 2017 September (in revision) Segregation and Integration of cortical…
Over the past few years there has been an increased interest in studying the under-lying neural mechanism of cognitive brain activity in order to identify features capable of discriminating brain...
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the clinical/research utility of the biopsycho-behavioral model of severe hypoglycemia in differentiating patients with and without a history of severe hypoglycemia and in predicting occurrence of future severe hypoglycemia. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS: A total of 93 adults with type 1 diabetes (mean age 35.8 years, duration of diabetes 16 +/- 10 years, HbA1 8.6 +/- 1.8%), 42 of whom had a recent history of recurrent severe hypoglycemia (SH) and 51 who did not (NoSH), used a handheld computer for 70 trials during 1 month recording cognitive-motor functioning, symptoms, blood glucose (BG) estimates, judgments concerning self-treatment of BG, actual BG readings, and actual treatment of low BG. For the next 6 months, patients recorded occurrence of severe hypoglycemia. RESULTS: SH patients demonstrated significantly more frequent and extreme low BG readings (low BG index), greater cognitive-motor impairments during hypoglycemia, fewer perceived symptoms of hypoglycemia, and ...
Integrative theory of cognitive and sensory-motor functions in healthy aging Dipanjan Roys group is currently studying large-scale dynamics of brain networks under specific physical, anatomical constraints inferred from modern-day neuroimaging methods EEG, MEG, fMRI, DTI/DWI using resting and task conditions. Our group combines three complementary approaches Neuroimaging, Psychophysics, and Computational modeling to understand emotions,…
Ever felt your brain a little sluggish a little while after eating sugar or a giant meal? You are probably feeling the effects of a sugar crash, which, new research shows, really can slow down your cognitive function.
On a previous episode of The MythBusters, Adam and Jamie made a lead balloon float. I was impressed. Anyway, I decided to give a more detailed explanation on how this happens. Using the thickness of foil they had, what is the smallest balloon that would float? If the one they created were filled all the…. ...
Overdosage of sulfonylureas including glipizide can produce hypoglycemia. Mild hypoglycemic symptoms without loss of consciousness or neurologic findings should be treated aggressively with oral glucose and adjustments in drug dosage and/or meal patterns. Close monitoring should continue until the physician is assured that the patient is out of danger. Severe hypoglycemic reactions with coma, seizure, or other neurological impairment occur infrequently, but constitute medical emergencies requiring immediate hospitalization. If hypoglycemic coma is diagnosed or suspected, the patient should be given a rapid intravenous injection of concentrated (50%) glucose solution. This should be followed by a continuous infusion of a more dilute (10%) glucose solution at a rate that will maintain the blood glucose at a level above 100 mg/dL. Patients should be closely monitored for a minimum of 24 to 48 hours since hypoglycemia may recur after apparent clinical recovery. Clearance of glipizide from plasma ...
Company announcement - No. 24 / 2018 Zealand Pharma has initiated the Phase 3 trial with dasiglucagon for treatment of severe hypoglycemia in children The pediatric Phase 3 trial will enroll up to 40 children with Type 1 diabetes and evaluate time to recovery from insulin-induced low bloo...
Severe hypoglycemia was found to be an important risk factor for increased risk of short-term mortality in patients with type 2 diabetes.
It is possible to obtain coma through the total aspiration of the cerebrospinal fluid. Physiolo-gical , clinical and quantum-electrodynamics considerations about the traumatic coma are made. Ninety minutes for saving the brain.. ...
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Episode 2 will, like all episodes thus far, be delayed, this time it isnt waiting for editing, but waiting for everyone to all be in the same country. We promise that it wont spend as long in the cutting room as previous episodes though, so our rambling and lies will be up to date.. ...
Episode 2 will, like all episodes thus far, be delayed, this time it isnt waiting for editing, but waiting for everyone to all be in the same country. We promise that it wont spend as long in the cutting room as previous episodes though, so our rambling and lies will be up to date.. ...
In todays episode we are talking all about burnout - how it happens, how to recover naturally, which herbs to take and why meditation helps. I will also cover how long it takes to fully recover, and why so many of us in our culture experience a higher level of stress than ever before. As we mentioned in previous episodes, our society puts an emphasis on
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Welcome to health care at home In previous episode we were talking about Indigestion, let us take that conversation further. One of the major cause behind indigestion is having dinner at late hours. So, make sure that you take your dinner 3 hours prior sleeping. …. ...
I have soo many things to blog about yet so little time to spare here bcoz Im without a maid. YES, Im without a maid AGAIN! The only different than previous episode of without a maid was, last time it was with two babies but this time around, NO maid and with 3 BABIES ...
Insulin shock therapy or insulin coma therapy (ICT) was a form of psychiatric treatment in which patients were repeatedly injected with large doses of insulin in order to produce daily comas over several weeks. It was introduced in 1927 by Austrian-American psychiatrist Manfred Sakel and used extensively in the 1940s and 1950s, mainly for schizophrenia, before falling out of favour and being replaced by neuroleptic drugs in the 1960s. It was one of a number of physical treatments introduced into psychiatry in the first four decades of the 20th century. These included the convulsive therapies (cardiazol/metrazol therapy and electroconvulsive therapy), deep sleep therapy and psychosurgery. Insulin coma therapy and the convulsive therapies are collectively known as the shock therapies. In 1927 Sakel, who had recently qualified as a doctor in Vienna and was working in a psychiatric clinic in Berlin, began to use low (sub-coma) doses of insulin to treat drug addicts and psychopaths. Having returned ...
Given that severe hypoglycemia affects 40% of insulin-treated people with diabetes (26), concern regarding the hazardous potential for severe hypoglycemia to cause brain damage continues to be a very real barrier for realizing the full benefits of intensive glycemic control (27). Patients with the highest incidence of severe hypoglycemia are most often those who maintain intensive glycemic control and, hence, are likely to have had recurrent bouts of moderate hypoglycemia. In this study, recurrent moderate hypoglycemia preconditioned the brain and protected it against brain damage and cognitive dysfunction induced by severe hypoglycemia.. In these experiments, severe hypoglycemic brain injury was consistently induced with hyperinsulinemic-hypoglycemic (,15 mg/dl) clamps that carefully controlled the depth and duration of severe hypoglycemia and avoided the confounding effects of anesthesia (28-31). The amount and distribution of neuronal damage was markedly different between the 60- and 90-min ...
BM is usually blood-borne, and most often associated with a systemic infection. From the clinical standpoint, it is important to confirm or exclude sepsis since it substantially compromises the patients prognosis. Initially bacteria accumulate in the lumen of choroid plexus capillaries located in the cerebral ventricles and in the small and medium-sized vessels of the subarachnoid space, where they induce an inflammatory response. Developing vasculitis leads to the inflammation of the arachnoid, dura mater and pia mater.. As a result of disruption to the blood-brain barrier, bacteria and inflammatory mediators (acute-phase proteins, leukotrienes, prostaglandins, among others) penetrate to the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), thus exacerbating inflammation. In the acute phase cerebral vessels become dilated with increasing blood flow due to the influence of bacterial toxins. In later phases blood flow is reduced, which is associated with impaired vascular autoregulation(4). The cytotoxic activity of ...
Our knowledge about the risk of hypoglycaemia associated with diabetes treatment is derived from studies that often exclude elderly people. Aim of this study was to determine the incidence and risk factors for developing severe hypoglycaemia among persons aged 80 yr or older, with Type 2 diabetes me …
Erratum. Response to Comment on Pathak et al. Severe Hypoglycemia Requiring Medical Intervention in a Large Cohort of Adults With Diabetes Receiving Care in U.S...
Several conditions that render patients unresponsive and simulate coma are considered separately because of their special significance. The vegetative state signifies an awake-appearing but nonresponsive state in a patient who has emerged from coma. In the vegetative state, the eyelids may open, giving the appearance of wakefulness. Respiratory and autonomic functions are retained. Yawning, coughing, swallowing, and limb and head movements persist, and the patient may follow visually presented objects, but there are few, if any, meaningful responses to the external and internal environment-in essence, an awake coma. The term vegetative is unfortunate because it is subject to misinterpretation. There are always accompanying signs that indicate extensive damage in both cerebral hemispheres, e.g., decerebrate or decorticate limb posturing and absent responses to visual stimuli (see below). In the closely related but less severe minimally conscious state, the patient displays rudimentary vocal or ...
Insulin in the brain may help regulate the hunger sensation and improve functional connectivity in certain cognitive brain regions. This is the finding of a new study by researchers at the German Center for Diabetes Research (DZD) in Tübingen.
John Kounios, Phyllis Koenig, Guila Glosser, Chris DeVita, Kari Dennis, Peachie Moore, Murray Grossman Cognitive Brain Research 17:484-494, 2003. Abstract Semantic memory consolidation was studied by comparing medial temporal lobe (MTL ...
Karley Wall remembers the immense frustration at having to learn how to walk, talk and feed herself again at the age of 23.. Walls life changed beyond recognition on January 17, 2001 when the car she was a passenger in crashed in the Lewis Pass. It was the day she nearly died.. Wall had to be cut from her car after the accident near the Maruia Hot Springs. She had a brain stem injury, a broken femur and fractures to her pelvis and scaphoid.. She has no memory of what happened that day and her memories of waking up after a five-week medically induced coma are also faint.. To read Karleys amazing story, click here. ...
I am absolutely floored by Ks comments. In contrast, I applaud Disney for recognizing the effects that standing or waiting in a long line can have on a person with Type 1 Diabetes. Disneys actions has likely saved many Type 1 people from a severe hypoglycemic episode. Perhaps K has never experience a severe low blood sugar episode with her loved ones - especially in a place like Disney! Unfortunately, I have a few times; although never at Disney - we have never been there. Time is critical when a hypoglycemic episode strikes. If K doesnt want to utilize the fast pass option when they all travel to Disney, he/she certainly doesnt have to! But why in the world would he/she call out those who utilize the fast pass to keep their loved ones safe? To find the practice of utilizing it deplorable, is absolutely ridiculous. Maybe K should witness a young child having a hypoglycemic episode, and then maybe he/she would understand why the fast pass is worthy for those with Type 1. Disney should be at ...
What is hyperglycemic coma, why does it develop. Varieties of coma in children and adults. Symptoms, diagnostic methods, complications. Principles of treatment and emergency care.
We began a 21-day regimen of biaxin after my surgery 1.5 years ago. Metal taste BIG time. I can live with that though. What got crazy was when I began passing out from severe hypoglycemia it would cause me to have. TAKE WITH FOOD. This happened when I would take the pill, go to mass, then come home to eat afterwards. Bad bad bad idea. Eat and then take it. Also, l could live with that, although it was scary. The last straw was 2 weeks into the 3 week course and I began having rapid and irregular heart-beats while feeling really flush. I stopped taking it at that point since I knew it just wasnt acting right with my body. As soon as I stopped taking it, all those symptoms stopped and havent been back. Sometimes I wonder if I should try it again...Unfortunately it was the only antibitotic I have taken that ever did work ...
Hi, my name is Amy and Im new to the group. I am looking for people to talk to that have gone through what I have been through--medically induced coma. I was...
Insulin coma and various types of convulsive therapies were the major biologic treatment modalities in psychiatry before the psychopharmacological era. Except for electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), these methods disappeared from the psychiatric armamentarium after the introduction of psychotropic drugs. Atropine coma therapy (ACT) was one variety of nonconvulsive coma therapy used from the 1950s in a few state mental hospitals in the United States and in several Middle- and Eastern European countries until the late 1970s. In ACT, a coma of 6-10 hours duration was induced with doses of parenteral atropine sulfate that were hundreds of times greater than the therapeutic dose administered in internal medicine. Although ACT was given to thousands of patients with a variety of diagnoses for nearly 3 decades, it is rarely mentioned, even in papers on the history of psychiatry. The method, indications, contraindications and adverse effects of ACT are summarized together with patients personal accounts. ...
Surveys of the history of psychiatric treatment, psychoanalytical therapy, behavior therapy, hypnosis, direct analysis, client-centered therapy, group treatment, psychodrama, and other methods; chapters on drug therapy, convulsive therapy, insulin coma, psychosurgery. Three chapters on milieu therapy. Evaluation of treatment.. This overview, built out of material from Comprehensive Textbook of Psychiatry, edited by the present editors, is adequate as an introduction for the novice in psychiatry or background reading for the nonpsychiatrist practitioner. ...
Circulating autoantibodies to insulin can be detected in patients with insulin-dependent (type I) diabetes mellitus (IDDM) at the onset of the clinical disease. To characterize the autoantibody response in IDDM patients, we determined the frequency of circulating B cells committed to the production of IgM, IgG, and IgA to insulin in 12 newly diagnosed IDDM patients and, for comparison, in 9 healthy subjects and 17 insulin-treated IDDM patients. We found that B cells committed to the production of anti-insulin IgG, but not IgM, autoantibodies are present at much higher frequency in the circulation of newly diagnosed IDDM patients before insulin treatment (0.209 +/- 0.142%, mean value +/- SD of total IgG-producing cell precursors) as compared with age-matched healthy controls (0.032 +/- 0.030% of total IgG-producing cell precursors). In IDDM patients who had been treated with insulin, cells producing IgG antibody to insulin were 0.177 +/- 0.139% of total IgG-producing cell precursors. Generation of IgG
Delirium, stupor and coma are common clinical states that confront clinicians in almost every medical specialty. With appropriate diagnosis and treatment, coma can often be treated successfully. Conversely, delay in diagnosis and treatment may be lethal. This monograph provides an update on the clinical approach that was laid out in the previous 3 editions.
Severe hypoglycemia (SH) can be a significant problem for patients around the world with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus (T1DM). To avoid SH, patients need to better manage, and reduce the occurrence of, preceding mild hypoglycemia. Hypoglycemia Anticipation, Awareness and Treatment Training (HAATT), devel …
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While the number of individuals suffering from long-term unconscious events (comas and coma similar states) is proportionally small relative to the population, the family members and friends of those in comas frequently suffer from significantly negative financial and psychological effects. One of the more prevalent negative effects is the uncertainty associated with comas. Patients and their loved ones can deal with most diseases and similar conditions because they know the cause, the available treatment options and how long to expect before recovery, if recovery is possible; unfortunately these elements are lacking for those in a coma. In addition most people tend to be optimistic and the idea that a person they care about will never regain consciousness is a significant psychological burden as well as a financial one due to resources required for care. Developing a treatment to increase the probability that one recovers from a coma will not produce the overall medical benefits of a cancer or ...
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Unfortunately, this should not be a surprise to people: A girl who came out of a coma in California has had to relearn basics and seems to have a a differe
is it just that i am too inexperienced at watching these seminars to follow along without a gargantuan effort, and the amount of brainpower required to do so fatigues my neural circuitry so badly in the first several minutes that i fall into a semi-conscious stupor? this is possible. but each time i sit down for one of these talks, i tell myself sternly, you are going to listen and understand. and during the first few minutes, i usually succeed. furthermore, if a paper was given out to to read beforehand, i do make the effort to read it, and typically i can make some sense out of it, though not 100 ...
A parallel development was insulin coma therapy.) A more facile form of induction of seizures, using electricity instead of ...
Hyperglycemia (diabetic coma) and Hypoglycemia (insulin shock). Hypothermia, or Exposure, occurs when a person's core body ... the Glasgow Coma Score can be used.16 Limb movements should be inspected to evaluate potential signs of lateralization. The ...
Hervey, Cleckley (1941). "Prolonged Coma in Insulin Therapy of the Psychoses". Am J Psychiatry. 97 (4): 844-857. doi:10.1176/ ... Cleckley practiced the controversial Coma Therapy, where psychiatric patients would be repeatedly put into coma over several ... weeks through overdoses of insulin, metrazol or other drugs. In the wake of sometimes fatal complications, Cleckley published ...
In 1927 insulin coma therapy was introduced and used till 1960. Physicians deliberately put the patient into a low blood sugar ... coma because they thought that large fluctuations in insulin levels could alter the function of the brain. Risks included ... Lobotomies, Insulin shock therapy, Electro convulsive therapy, and the "neuroleptic" chlorpromazine came into use mid-century. ... prolonged coma. Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) was later adopted as a substitution to this. DSM-IV and previous versions of ...
The 1950s saw the introduction of insulin coma therapy and antidepressants. The Mental Health Act 1959 brought further changes ...
ISBN 978-3-319-34595-6. Doroshow, Deborah Blythe (2007). "Performing a cure for schizophrenia: insulin coma therapy on the ... antipsychotics and historical procedures like lobotomy and other forms of psychosurgery or insulin shock therapy. There are a ...
She was subject to electroconvulsive therapy, sedatives, insulin coma, seclusion and confinement. Greally was transported to ...
The insulin, however, could induce a coma by lowering the blood sugar. If the blood sugar level dropped too low, it could ... Additionally, insulin was given to patients to help restore lost weight due to inactivity. ...
Also known as insulin shock, hypoglycemia can lead to coma or even death.[26] ... The metabolism of glucose and insulin are also influenced.[9] However, recent studies showed no significant correlation between ...
Insulin coma therapy was often used for schizophrenia. Large doses of insulin would be injected into a person being treated ... Then glucose would be given to bring them back out of the coma.[70] ... causing them to go into a coma. ...
He noted that insulin-induced coma and convulsions, due to the low level of glucose attained in the blood (hypoglycemic crisis ... Insulin Coma Therapy on the Wards. Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences, Advance Access published online on ... Insulin coma therapy in schizophrenia. J. Royal Soc. Med, 93: 147-149, 2000. The History of Shock Therapy in Psychiatry TIME ... Sakel was the developer of insulin shock therapy from 1927 while a young doctor in Vienna, starting to practice it in 1933. It ...
The grandmal seizure is the central event in electroshock (electroconvulsive therapy, ECT) and insulin coma. It was introduced ... and in the coma induced by insulin. When reserpine was studied in 1953, chlorpromazine in 1954, and imipramine in 1957, ...
3&4, 1964.pp.325-335 3. Studies on the effects of oestradiol dipropionate in insulin coma therapy in different types of ...
He later had a leading role in the biological therapies, such as insulin coma and convulsive therapy. Throughout his career, he ...
After she falls into a diabetic coma, Jim leaves the warehouse to find insulin for her. Jim evades zombies and recovers insulin ...
Eriksson's wife Marja had diabetes, and one day, in need of insulin, she had fallen into a coma. She was mistaken by the police ...
In the 1930s, a number of medical procedures were introduced, including brain surgery, induced insulin coma, and ...
... intentionally overdosed on insulin and slipped into a coma. On September 27, 2002, Dabord died in a California hospital. In his ... After Dabord's insulin overdose, officials did not expect to find much more regarding the case. A memorial service was then ...
... fell into a coma and died in 1981 after being denied insulin. David Alan Brown was physically abused and prevented from ...
She had been a diabetic for most of her life and slipped into a coma (or more likely, insulin shock) while sleeping. All ...
After recovering from the insulin-induced coma, House finds himself free of his hallucination and eagerly returns to the ... In desperation, House gives himself insulin shock as an alternative to anti-psych drugs or ECT. ...
In February 1924, he successfully brought a moribund patient out of a diabetic coma through the application of insulin, using ... and was one of the first Finnish physicians to use insulin to treat a diabetic coma. Von Willebrand qualified in medicine in ... and was a pioneer in the use of insulin, describing in 1922 its use in the treatment of diabetic comas. ... "Coma diabeticum- Insulinbehandling". Finska Läkaresällskapets Handlingar (in Swedish). 66: 255-273. Von Willebrand, E. A. (1926 ...
... but lapsed into a diabetic coma after overdosing on insulin. When he awoke, he tried to break it off with Rianna "for her own ...
They long advocated for a range of other 'physical' treatments, including insulin coma therapy, even well after clinical trials ...
In 1941 Hassid had a breakdown and was admitted to St Andrew's Hospital, Northampton, where he was given insulin coma therapy ...
Sam is desperately worried about Alex because of his diabetes, and his lack of insulin could have resulted in a coma or even ...
In the early 1930s insulin coma therapy was trialed to treat schizophrenia but faded out of use in the 1960s following the ...
... and subjected to insulin coma therapy. It is possible that had he been born today his behaviour would have been recognised as ...
A review of 'Battle for the Mind' Extract from the chapter on insulin coma treatment in An Introduction to Physical Methods of ... insulin coma therapy and drugs. He said in a talk delivered in Leeds: "For several years past we have been treating severe ... insulin coma therapy, continuous narcosis and leucotomy. Failures in treatment were put down to the patient's lack of a "good ... Bailey and Sargant were in close contact and apparently competed to see which of them could keep a patient in the deepest coma ...
... is due to insufficient insulin production from beta cells in the setting of insulin resistance.[13] Insulin ... When nightly insulin is insufficient, twice daily insulin may achieve better control.[23] The long acting insulins glargine and ... Injections of insulin may either be added to oral medication or used alone.[25] Most people do not initially need insulin.[13] ... with some having primarily insulin resistance and only a minor defect in insulin secretion and others with slight insulin ...
It is also used to treat myxedema coma, which is a severe form of hypothyroidism characterized by mental status changes and ... Acute overdose may cause fever, hypoglycemia, heart failure, coma, and unrecognized adrenal insufficiency. ... It is used to treat thyroid hormone deficiency including the severe form known as myxedema coma.[1] It may also be used to ...
始於胰島素抵抗作用異常(細胞對於胰島素的反應不正常)[2]或細胞對胰島素沒有反應,而本身胰臟並沒有任何病理問題。隨著病情進展胰島素的分泌亦可能漸漸變得不足[12]。這個類型過去被稱為非胰島素依賴型糖尿病(英語:non insulin-dependent ... 糖尿病酮症酸中毒、非酮症之超滲透壓的昏迷(
Insulin breaks down glucose into a form that the body can use for energy. Without insulin, sugar stays in the blood and cannot ... Eventually, the person will go into a coma because the brain does not have enough sugar to stay awake ... Giving insulin. Insulin reverses all of the changes in the body that cause DKA. It brings sugar out of the bloodstream and into ... DKA happens when a person does not have enough insulin in their body. All of the cells in the body need glucose (sugar) to ...
Diabetic ketoacidosis, nonketotic hyperosmolar coma, hea=rt disease, stroke, chronic neer failyie, fit ulcers[3][2]. ... Insulin, metformin[2][4]. Frequency. 415 million (8.5%)[5][2]. Daiths. 1.5-5.0 million per year[6][5]. ...
Glucose control maintained below upper limit of normal (8.3 mmol/L) with an insulin sliding scale regime (usually short-acting ... Coma. Complications. *Critical illness polyneuropathy / myopathy. *Critical illness-related corticosteroid insufficiency. * ... insulin such as Human Actrapid). *Lung Protective Ventilator Strategy utilising 5-8 mls/kg tidal volumes for mechanically ...
"Alzheimer's beta-amyloid peptides compete for insulin binding to the insulin receptor" (PDF). J. Neurosci. 22 (10): RC221. PMID ... As placas senís conteñen tanto Aβ40 coma Aβ42,[31] mentres que o amiloide vascular está feito predominantemente do Aβ40, o máis ... tanto en ratos APP/PS1 coma non alterados xeneticamente. Outros beneficios histolóxicos son unha redución da resposta ...
Carbohydrate-insulin hypothesis[edit]. Low-carbohydrate diet advocates including Gary Taubes and David Ludwig have proposed a " ... that other case reports give rise to concerns of other potential risks of low-carbohydrate dieting including hyperosmolar coma ... "carbohydrate-insulin hypothesis" in which carbohydrates are said to be uniquely fattening because they raise insulin levels and ... Hall KD (2017). "A review of the carbohydrate-insulin model of obesity". Eur J Clin Nutr (Review). 71 (3): 323-326. doi:10.1038 ...
... defisiensi fibrinolisis dan resistansi insulin.[37] Dalam hewan tikus, stroke iskemik yang terjadi dalam diabetes mellitus akan ... dengan kemungkinan perkecualian barbiturate coma yang mendalam. Bagaimanapun, yang terkini NXY-059, derivatif dari disulfonyl ...
Glasgow Coma Score (GCS) ≤ 11, or. *altered mental status with drop in GCS of 3 or more points in a person with developmental ... In those with high blood sugar levels, insulin to bring it down to 7.8-10 mmol/L (140-180 mg/dL) is recommended with lower ... Brain: encephalopathy symptoms including agitation, confusion, coma; causes may include ischemia, bleeding, formation of blood ... Some people might benefit from tight control of blood sugar levels with insulin.[10] The use of corticosteroids is ...
coma. *angiopathy. *ketoacidosis. *nephropathy. *neuropathy. *retinopathy. *cardiomyopathy. *insulin receptor (Rabson- ...
Effect of amino acid levels and insulin on ribosomal aggregation". The Journal of Biological Chemistry 246 (7): 2163-70. PMID ... Tanto BRCA1 coma BRCA2 son polo menos parcialmente necesarios para que funcione a vía da recombinación homóloga. As células que ...
Glycemic control is maintained mainly with insulin in patients with Type 1 DM and with hypoglycemic agents and/or insulin in ... some patients with insulin-dependent DM may find that their regular insulin doses are lasting longer than normal, or that they ... About half of insulin is metabolized and cleared by the kidneys. This means that as kidney function worsens in the setting of ... Myxedema coma. *Euthyroid sick syndrome. Hyperthyroidism. *Hyperthyroxinemia *Thyroid hormone resistance. *Familial ...
Ing tinduk 1 makamate ya liwas mu nung meulu ya keng exogenous insulin kapamilatan ning injection a alilan nala na la reng ... Diabetes mellitus (type 1, type 2, coma, angiopathy, ketoacidosis, nephropathy, neuropathy, retinopathy) - Hypoglycemia - ... Tinduk 1 diabetes metung yang autoimmune a sakit nung nu ing katataulian na ing pangmalambatan a pangsira ning insulin a ... ", "anak" o "insulin-mamasa" diabetes) eya mu pang-anak a problema: ing pang atin idad a Tinduk 1 kailangan malingun ya - dakal ...
Bliss M (1989). "J. J. R. Macleod and the discovery of insulin". Q J Exp Physiol. 74 (2): 87-96. PMID 2657840.. ... followed by a coma and eventual death-symptoms of diabetes mellitus. In 1922, Banting and Best realized that homogenizing the ... Examples include thyroid hormone, growth hormone, and insulin. The endocrine system involves a number of feedback mechanisms, ...
... which can lead to coma) and abdominal pain; the low blood pressure can be life-threatening and requires immediate medical ... insulin receptor (Rabson-Mendenhall syndrome). *Insulin resistance. Hyperfunction. *Hypoglycemia. *beta cell (Hyperinsulinism) ...
coma. *angiopathy. *ketoacidosis. *nephropathy. *neuropathy. *retinopathy. *cardiomyopathy. *insulin receptor (Rabson- ...
... coma and death. Malaria is caused by parasitic protozoans transferred through mosquito saliva into a person's circulatory ... this condition prevents production of insulin, keeping blood sugar levels high in the blood, which lowered the freezing point ...
Untreated, diabetes leads to coma and then death. Too little insulin over time can cause tissue starvation (as glucose can't ... Cats may be treated with animal insulin (bovine-based insulin is most similar to cat insulin), or with human synthetic insulin ... generically known as insulin detemir (Levemir) and insulin glargine (Lantus). Studies have had good results with insulin ... The human synthetic insulin, Humulin N /Novolin N/ NPH, is usually a poor choice for cats, since cats metabolize insulin about ...
... rapid acting insulin, short-acting insulin, intermediate-acting insulin, and long-acting insulin. The rapid acting insulin is ... Diabetic ketoacidosis, nonketotic hyperosmolar coma, poor healing, cardiovascular disease, damage to the eyes[2][4][5]. ... Insulin[edit]. Main article: Insulin therapy. Injections of insulin - either via subcutaneous injection or insulin pump - are ... There is no known way to prevent type 1 diabetes.[4] Treatment with insulin is required for survival.[1] Insulin therapy is ...
Insulin resistance. *Increase protein-muscle catabolism. *Anemia due to erythropoietin deficiency and shortened red-cell ... Coma. *Reduced muscle membrane potential. *asterixis and tremor. *lethargy/deterioration in mental status, encephalopathy, ...
Glasgow Coma Score (GCS) ≤ 11, or. *altered mental status with drop in GCS of 3 or more points in a person with developmental ... In those with high blood sugar levels, insulin to bring it down to 7.8-10 mmol/L (140-180 mg/dL) is recommended with lower ... Brain: encephalopathy symptoms including agitation, confusion, coma; causes may include ischemia, bleeding, formation of blood ... Some might benefit from tight control of blood sugar levels with insulin.[4] The use of corticosteroids is controversial, with ...
This condition differs from a coma: a coma is a state that lacks both awareness and wakefulness. Patients in a vegetative state ... Insulin overdose or inflammatory disorders, Poisoning and psychogenic causes, and Shock. ... Post-coma unresponsiveness (Vegetative State): a clinical framework for diagnosis. National Health and Medical Research Council ... Process Oriented Coma Work, for an approach to working with residual consciousness in patients in comatose and persistent ...
Diabetic coma, a reversible form of coma, a medical emergency, found in people with diabetes mellitus ... a metabolic disorder that is characterized by high blood glucose in the context of insulin resistance and relative insulin ... Diabetes mellitus type 1, a form of diabetes mellitus that results from autoimmune destruction of insulin-producing beta cells ... any of several hereditary forms of diabetes caused by mutations in an autosomal dominant gene that disrupts insulin production ...
... or if cells respond poorly to the effects of insulin (insulin insensitivity or insulin resistance), or if the insulin itself is ... Diabetic ketoacidosis, nonketotic hyperosmolar coma, heart disease, stroke, chronic kidney failure, foot ulcers[3][2]. ... Type 1 diabetes can only be treated with insulin, typically with a combination of regular and NPH insulin, or synthetic insulin ... Type 2 DM begins with insulin resistance, a condition in which cells fail to respond to insulin properly.[2] As the disease ...
The diet reduces levels of insulin-like growth factor 1, which is important for childhood growth. Like many anticonvulsant ... and eventually coma and death.[39] ...
coma. *angiopathy. *ketoacidosis. *nephropathy. *neuropathy. *retinopathy. *cardiomyopathy. *insulin receptor (Rabson- ...
Insulin Coma. Br Med J 1962; 2 doi: (Published 01 September 1962) Cite this as: Br Med ...
... employing insulin-induced hypoglycemia as a method for producing convulsive seizures. See more. ... Insulin-coma therapy definition, a former treatment for mental illness, especially schizophrenia, ... insulin-coma therapy. [in-suh-lin-koh-muh, ins-yuh-] ... Nearby words for insulin-coma therapy. *insulin pump. *insulin ... a former treatment for mental illness, especially schizophrenia, employing insulin-induced hypoglycemia as a method for ...
Researchers studied the venom in one kind of sea-dwelling snail and discovered that the creature uses insulin to induce ... "Specialized insulin is used for chemical warfare by fish-hunting cone snails" appears in the current issue of The Proceedings ... The team did not find evidence of the same fish insulin in species of cone snail that feed on other sea-dwellers like mollusks ... A distinctive weapon, the fish insulin has so far been found in only two species of cone snail. Other cone snails that also eat ...
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36, P = 0.037) including coma (16 vs. 3, P = 0.004) was significantly lower with insulin lispro than with regular insulin. ... CONCLUSIONS In well-controlled IDDM patients, insulin lispro is associated with a lower risk of severe hypoglycemia and coma. ... Reduced Frequency of Severe Hypoglycemia and Coma in Well-Controlled IDDM Patients Treated With Insulin Lispro. ... Reduced Frequency of Severe Hypoglycemia and Coma in Well-Controlled IDDM Patients Treated With Insulin Lispro ...
S The patient was finally placed on sub-coma insulin and after a month of sub-coma insulin three times a day he showed ... There are two types of insulin shock - coma and subcoma, I got the latter. However, I once went into a coma which Dr. Sharpe ... Insulin Shock. Editorial note: This personal account of my insulin shock experiences is based on an invited lecture in the ... Sharpe also omitted mentioning that I once lapsed into an insulin-induced coma and could have died. ...
Experience in Treating Diabetic Ketoacidosis and Hyperosmolar Nonketotic Coma with Low-Dose Insulin and a Uniform Treatment ... Experience in Treating Diabetic Ketoacidosis and Hyperosmolar Nonketotic Coma with Low-Dose Insulin and a Uniform Treatment ... Experience in Treating Diabetic Ketoacidosis and Hyperosmolar Nonketotic Coma with Low-Dose Insulin and a Uniform Treatment ... Experience in Treating Diabetic Ketoacidosis and Hyperosmolar Nonketotic Coma with Low-Dose Insulin and a Uniform Treatment ...
The patient was finally placed on sub-coma insulin and after a month of sub-coma insulin three times a day he showed tremendous ... and any benefit was mostly likely due to the insulin induced coma. Insulin coma therapy was regarded as a specific treatment ... There are two types of insulin shock - coma and subcoma - I got the latter. However, I remember once going into a coma which ... "insulin excitement." These are common effects of insulin shock. As the insulin dose increases, there is usually loss of ...
Airline staff told him that the insulin was too dangerous to bring on... ... A diabetic man fell into a coma on a Qantas flight to New Zealand after the airline refused to allow him to bring his insulin ... Diabetic Man in Coma After Airline Disallows Insulin on Board. A diabetic man fell into a coma on a Qantas flight to New ... November 2, 2006 , Permalink: Diabetic Man in Coma After Airline Disallows Insulin on Board ...
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Insulin shock and diabetic coma have no basis in common sense - unless youre an endocrinologist with a deep understanding of ... Diabetic Coma At least with insulin shock, the patient usually knows about her diabetes. Diabetic coma, on the other hand, ... Insulin shock also implies that insulin is to blame, but insulin - at least from injections - is not required for someone to ... Insulin Shock Insulin shock makes it sound like the body is in shock, which isnt true. Shock is, first and foremost, a lack of ...
... The proper treatment of diabetes is to keep the blood sugar within a normal range, ... Causes of Insulin Shock and Diabetic Coma. Both insulin shock and diabetic coma are a result of blood sugars not being in the ... Coma. The flipside to high blood sugar and diabetic coma is low blood sugar or insulin shock. Blood sugars below 50 mg/dL can ... Insulin shock is primarily a problem in diabetics who take insulin or those with type 1 diabetes. You may take your insulin ...
Snails Venom Puts Fish in Insulin Coma. The cone snails venom contains not only neurotoxins, but insulin, too-which stuns the ...
Although less reported, insulin antibodies (IA) caused by exogenous insulin analog should be considered as the cause of ... Insulin antibodies (IA) associated with exogenous insulin administration seldom caused hypoglycemia and had different ... Here, we report a patient with type 1 diabetes mellitus under insulin glargine and insulin aspart treatment who developed ... Examinations of serial sera disclosed a high titre of insulin antibodies (33%, normal ,5%), high insulin concentration (111.9 ...
Insulin-coma treatment. The principle of insulin-shock treatment lies in the production of the deep coma that results from a ... Subcoma insulin treatment. A modification of insulin-coma therapy consists of the administration of smaller doses of insulin, ... Insulin-coma therapy of schizophrenia is most effective in patients who have been sick for not more than six months to a year. ... The amount of insulin required for each patient to induce coma differs considerably and might change from day to day. The ...
Insulin. To help control your blood glucose levels, you will receive insulin through an IV. ... Hyperosmolar Nonketotic Coma. (HHNC; Hyperosmolar Coma; Diabetic Nonketotic Coma; Hyperosmolar Nonketotic State). by Krisha ... This Hyperosmolar Nonketotic Coma page on EmpowHER Womens Health works best with javascript enabled in your browser.. Toggle ... Hyperosmolar nonketotic coma occurs in people with diabetes. . This condition is life-threatening, so it is important to seek ...
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Medtronic issued a Class I recall of more than 322,000 Minimed Insulin Pumps, including Models 630G & 670G. The recall has led ... MiniMed Insulin Pump Lawsuits Detail Diabetic Coma and Death Mara Schwartz of Greenwood, South Carolina, claims that a ... Medtronic MiniMed 670G Insulin Pump. Medtronic recalled more than 322,000 MiniMed insulin pumps after reports of thousands of ... Defect Led to Injuries and Medtronics Insulin Pump Recall. A retainer ring meant to lock an insulin cartridge into place could ...
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Diabetic Coma Vs. Insulin Shock. Diabetic coma is a life-threatening diabetic complication, and an insulin shock is another ... Hypoglycemic Coma. Excess of insulin intake can result in dangerously low blood sugar levels. In extreme cases, this may lead ... Diabetic Coma Symptoms. Diabetic coma is a medical emergency. If left untreated, it can prove to be fatal. Read on to know ... Diabetic Coma. Diabetic coma is a complication of diabetes that is characterized by loss of consciousness. If left untreated, ...
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  • a former treatment for mental illness, especially schizophrenia, employing insulin-induced hypoglycemia as a method for producing convulsive seizures. (
  • OBJECTIVE Several studies have suggested that use of the short-acting insulin analog, insulin lispro, in multiple injection therapy may reduce the risk of hypoglycemia in comparison with regular insulin. (
  • This study evaluated the effects of insulin lispro on glycemic control and hypoglycemia rates in well-controlled IDDM patients. (
  • CONCLUSIONS In well-controlled IDDM patients, insulin lispro is associated with a lower risk of severe hypoglycemia and coma. (
  • During each treatment, I perspired and ate like a pig because insulin makes you ravenously hungry as it lowers the blood-sugar - the doctors call it hypoglycemia. (
  • Severe hypoglycemia induced by a large dose of exogenous insulin resulting in a coma or profound state of unconsciousness from which the individual cannot be aroused. (
  • Insulin shock refers to the body's reaction to too little sugar - hypoglycemia - often caused by too much insulin. (
  • Insulin antibodies (IA) associated with exogenous insulin administration seldom caused hypoglycemia and had different characteristics from insulin autoantibodies (IAA) found in insulin autoimmune syndrome (IAS), which was first described by Dr Hirata in 1970. (
  • The characteristic of IAS is the presence of insulin-binding autoantibodies and related fasting or late postprandial hypoglycemia. (
  • Here, we report a patient with type 1 diabetes mellitus under insulin glargine and insulin aspart treatment who developed recurrent spontaneous post-absorptive hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia with the cause probably being insulin antibodies induced by exogenous injected insulin. (
  • 5%), high insulin concentration (111.9 IU/mL) and undetectable C-peptide when hypoglycemia occurred. (
  • Insulin autoimmune syndrome (IAS) or IAS-like situation should be one of the differential diagnosis in patients with hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia. (
  • Although less reported, insulin antibodies (IA) caused by exogenous insulin analog should be considered as the cause of hypoglycemia. (
  • We previously demonstrated that insulin-mediated severe hypoglycemia induces lethal cardiac arrhythmias. (
  • severe hypoglycemia can cause coma. (
  • It s estimated that between 2 and 15 percent of people with diabetes will have at least one episode of diabetic coma resulting from severe hypoglycemia," says Swanson, chief of the Neurology and Rehabilitation Service at SFVAMC and professor of neurology at UCSF. (
  • In the research study, male rats experienced hypoglycemia and subsequent coma after insulin administration. (
  • A control "sham hypoglycemia" group was administered insulin and then immediately given glucose to prevent coma. (
  • One will involve the study of animals under circumstances less severe, and more realistic, than a 30-minute coma: "At this point, we need to also examine the effect of pyruvate after more moderate hypoglycemia, as more commonly experienced by diabetic patients. (
  • Never use insulin lispro injection products when you have symptoms of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) or if you have checked your blood sugar and found it to be low. (
  • People with type 2 diabetes who use insulin are less likely to experience hypoglycemia, but it can still happen. (
  • Hypoglycemia usually only occurs in people who are receiving treatment with insulin, but it can occur with oral medications that increase insulin levels in the body. (
  • Combination of intensive glycemic monitoring and best medical therapy provides better control of insulin level and reduces the microvascular and macrovascular complications of diabetes, but it also increases the risk of severe hypoglycemia [ 1 - 3 ]. (
  • Insulin shock is the term used for severe hypoglycemia, where the level of blood sugar falls drastically below the normal range and produces symptoms, like dizziness, confusion, and lack of coordination. (
  • Insulin shock, also known as 'diabetic hypoglycemia', is the condition when the blood sugar levels of a person suffering from diabetes mellitus drop down to a very low level. (
  • Diabetic coma is a life-threatening diabetic complication, and an insulin shock is another name for hypoglycemia or low blood sugar. (
  • Hypoglycemia is usually an imbalance with the levels of glucose and insulin in the blood that leads to hypoglycemia symptoms in children. (
  • Late postprandial hypoglycemia due to bioactive insulin dissociation from autoantibody leading to unconsciousness in a patient with insulin autoimmune syndrome. (
  • Insulin autoimmune syndrome in a health supplement user: the effectiveness of cornstarch therapy for treating hypoglycemia. (
  • Hypoglycemia and transient diabetes mellitus in an insulin autoimmune syndrome]. (
  • An uncommon cause of hypoglycemia: insulin autoimmune syndrome. (
  • Reactive hypoglycemia and insulin autoantibodies in drug-induced lupus erythematosus. (
  • Recurrent hypoglycemia from insulin autoimmune syndrome. (
  • For someone with diabetes, receiving the improper amount of insulin can lead to either hyperglycemia, a state of having an abnormally high level of blood sugar, or the opposite, hypoglycemia, defined by a very low blood sugar level. (
  • Acute hypoglycemia usually resulting from an overdose of insulin and characterized by sweating, trembling, dizziness, and, if left untreated, convulsions and coma. (
  • Hypoglycemia, also known as insulin reaction or insulin shock , can lead to a seizure or coma if left untreated. (
  • Too much insulin and hypoglycemia - dangerously low blood sugar - can send patients into a coma. (
  • You can miscalculate the amount of insulin you should take. (
  • If she has a significant elevation in blood sugar, then a doctor should be called so he/she can prescribed the appropriate amount of insulin. (
  • In the article she said she made it through screening with a small amount of insulin in her bag that she believed the screener failed to notice. (
  • These cells continuously release a small amount of insulin into the body, but they release surges of the hormone in response to a rise in the blood glucose level. (
  • Raised blood glucose triggers the cells in the islets of Langerhans to release the necessary amount of insulin. (
  • People who do not produce the necessary amount of insulin have diabetes. (
  • In the 1970s, researchers began to try and produce an insulin that more mimicked how the body's natural insulin worked: releasing a small amount of insulin all day with surges occurring at mealtimes. (
  • To work properly, the amount of insulin you use must be balanced against the amount and type of food you eat and the amount of exercise you do. (
  • The amount of insulin you need changes during and after pregnancy. (
  • Severe type 2 diabetics can suffer from a worn out pancreas that doesn't put out enough insulin, similar to the case in type 1 diabetes. (
  • You have DM because your pancreas has a hard time producing enough insulin to keep the sugar in your blood from getting into the cells. (
  • Not enough insulin means the sugar builds up in the blood. (
  • Patients with low Insulin levels can have a large urine output that, if not corrected by giving enough insulin, can dehydrate a patient. (
  • This occurs in people with type 1 diabetes for a variety of reasons, including not receiving enough insulin or illness. (
  • In type 1 diabetes, the body does not produce enough insulin, a hormone that allows for the movement of sugar (food) into the body's cells, resulting in dangerously high levels of glucose in the blood that the body cannot convert into energy. (
  • If the body does not produce any or enough insulin, people need to take a manufactured version of it. (
  • Diabetes mellitus (sugar diabetes) is a condition in which the body does not make enough insulin to meet its needs or does not properly use the insulin it makes. (
  • Blood glucose levels are controlled by the hormone insulin produced by the pancreas. (
  • Other theoretical causes for the defiency of insulin include viral infection of the insulin-producing beta cells of the pancreas, toxic reaction to N-nitroso compounds (found in smoked and cured meats), and auto-immune disease. (
  • Insulin can be made from the pancreas of pigs or cows. (
  • Insulin is an endogenous hormone, which is produced by the pancreas. (
  • Initially, the only way to obtain insulin for clinical use was to extract it from the pancreas of another creature. (
  • Restoration of β -cell mass by whole-pancreas or islet cell transplantation provides physiologically regulated insulin as well as other hormones, such as glucagon to avoid life-threatening unregulated glucose levels [ 4 - 6 ]. (
  • This is brought about by your insulin that is produced by your pancreas. (
  • It is when the pancreas stops making insulin from the immune system attacking the cells it makes. (
  • Repaglinide lowers blood glucose levels by stimulating the release of insulin from the pancreas. (
  • Medical device makers have been working to develop a so-called artificial pancreas to deliver insulin to patients with type 1 diabetes, an autoimmune disease in which the body destroys its own ability to make insulin and thus to properly break down sugar. (
  • Tolazamide appears to lower the blood glucose acutely by stimulating the release of insulin from the pancreas, an effect dependent upon functioning beta cells in the pancreatic islets. (
  • This is thought to be caused by the body's immune cells mistakenly attacking and destroying the insulin-producing islet cells of the pancreas, though research on the exact cause is still ongoing. (
  • When insulin is released into the bloodstream by the pancreas in response to a meal, the insulin attaches to these receptors on the surface of the cell and, like a key fitting into a lock, opens channels in the cell wall to allow nutrients to go into the cell. (
  • Insulin is produced by cells in the pancreas, called the islets of Langerhans. (
  • Then in 1921, Canadian scientists Frederick G. Banting and Charles H. Best successfully purified insulin from a dog's pancreas. (
  • Insulin was extracted from the pancreas of cattle and pigs and purified. (
  • This occurs whether we make our own insulin in the pancreas gland or take it by injection. (
  • Insulin can be obtained from beef or pork pancreas glands. (
  • Weeping and uncontrollable emotional outbursts ('insulin excitement') are other common effects of insulin shock. (
  • Diabetes describes a condition where the body is unresponsive to the effects of insulin on blood sugar. (
  • It is thought to be caused by either insufficient insulin production (like type 1 diabetes) or by the body resisting the effects of insulin. (
  • Children are especially sensitive to the effects of insulin before puberty (the time when sexual changes occur). (
  • the effects of insulin being pumped into the body are not instantaneous, at least not in the case of available insulin thats on the market, they take a while to do anything and generally you do feel the effects coming on. (
  • The two most common types of diabetes mellitus are due to either an insufficient production of insulin (in type 1 diabetes), or insufficient response by the body to insulin (in type 2 diabetes and gestational). (
  • Studies conducted on the pathophysiology of diabetes mellitus suggested that abnormal metabolism of insulin hormone is the primary cause for the development of this complex syndrome. (
  • Hyperglycemic nonketotic coma in insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus. (
  • PRANDIN (repaglinide) is an oral blood glucose-lowering drug of the meglitinide class used in the management of type 2 diabetes mellitus (also known as non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus or NIDDM). (
  • Apart from its role as specific replacement therapy in diabetes mellitus - as for cortisone and Addison's disease - insulin has been found to be of value as an adjunct Another treatment used together with the primary treatment. (
  • When HHNS is severe, it can lead to seizures , coma , and eventually death. (
  • A sudden dose of too much insulin can lead to seizures or a diabetic coma. (
  • Low blood glucose level can result into health complications like coma, seizures and impairment of body functions. (
  • At that time, I was subjected to a daily dose of 270 insulin units - 90 units administered 3 times a day. (
  • Tremors are also very common as the insulin dose is increased. (
  • These include low-dose insulin regimens, often routine phosphate repletion, more cautious bicarbonate replacement, infusion of larger fluid volumes, the use of hypotonic solutions in hyperosmolar states, and recently magnesium repletion. (
  • Essentially the treatment involved a large dose of insulin which lowered the patient's blood glucose enough to produce a coma. (
  • Do not switch to another brand or type of insulin or change the dose of any type of insulin you are using without talking to your doctor. (
  • If your insulin lispro injection product comes in vials, you will need to use syringes to inject your dose. (
  • Could reducing dose of non-selective beta blocker cause insulin surge while still blocking compensatory sugar control and induce hypoglycemic shock? (
  • Insulin is a self-administered drug that can be acutely harmful if given in too large a dose. (
  • TTD (Total Daily Dose) for insulin about: How does that divide up in a 60 kg pt? (
  • We were told "eat whatever you want" - just dose for it [with insulin] and be healthy (yep: low-fat, high-fiber, etc. (
  • Presumably, a big dose of insulin causes blood sugar levels to plummet, which starves the brain of food and sends the patient into a coma. (
  • If the overdose is mild, your veterinarian may recommend monitoring the patient at home and will instruct you on feeding and timing of the next insulin dose. (
  • The insulin dose may require adjusting but this should only be done in conjunction with a veterinarian. (
  • If you are in doubt about whether to give insulin or not (if you suspect someone else has given a dose or your pet is not eating), it is best not to give insulin until you have sought veterinary advice. (
  • The insulin dosing regime should be reviewed by your veterinarian to ensure that the correct dose is administered. (
  • Because of this favorable side effect profile, cycles of low-dose chemotherapy with IPT may be done more frequently," writes Dr. Steven G. Ayre in Treating Cancer with Insulin Potentiation Therapy . (
  • If you change your diet, your exercise, or both without changing your insulin dose, your blood glucose level can drop too low or rise too high. (
  • You will need to test your blood sugar often for several months in case your insulin dose needs to be changed. (
  • In 2 randomized, double-blind, dose-response studies comprising a total of 347 patients, there was no significant increase in fasting insulin in all glipizide-treated patients combined compared to placebo, although minor elevations were observed at some doses. (
  • The insulinotropic response to a meal occurs within 30 minutes after an oral dose of glipizide in diabetic patients, but elevated insulin levels do not persist beyond the time of the meal challenge. (
  • The resulting increased calcium influx induces insulin secretion. (
  • Ketogenesis requires glucopenia because glucose is a potent stimulator of insulin secretion, and insulin suppresses fatty acid release. (
  • Stimulation of insulin secretion by glipizide in response to a meal is of major importance. (
  • The primary mode of action of glipizide in experimental animals appears to be the stimulation of insulin secretion from the beta cells of pancreatic islet tissue and is thus dependent on functioning beta cells in the pancreatic islets. (
  • This diabetes-related condition occurs when sustained high levels of blood glucose reduce the body's sensitivity to the hormone insulin, and is closely linked with inflammation. (
  • Your body's own Insulin isn't sufficient, unless you have a vanishingly rare tumor that secretes insulin. (
  • Because cancer cells have more of these insulin receptors, they outcompete the body's normal cells for resources - namely, glucose. (
  • After we eat, insulin works by causing sugar (glucose) to go from the blood into our body's cells to make fat, sugar, and protein. (
  • Without insulin, glucose cannot get into the body's cells. (
  • There are two types of insulin shock - coma and subcoma, I got the latter. (
  • What types of insulin are available for diabetes type1? (
  • Type I diabetics usually inject themselves with different types of insulin three to four times daily. (
  • There are four main types of insulin manufactured based upon how soon the insulin starts working, when it peaks, and how long it lasts in the body. (
  • All types of insulin must be injected because, if taken by mouth, insulin is destroyed in the stomach. (
  • The incidence of severe hypoglycemic events (58 vs. 36, P = 0.037) including coma (16 vs. 3, P = 0.004) was significantly lower with insulin lispro than with regular insulin. (
  • Okay, so follow along with me here: Insulin shock causes confusion and unconsciousness very quickly and is not shock at all, but diabetic coma only causes unconsciousness after several days - maybe weeks - and leads to dehydration severe enough in some people to be considered shock. (
  • The severe symptoms of uncontrolled blood sugar that can come before a diabetic coma include vomiting, difficulty breathing, confusion, weakness, and dizziness. (
  • Switch over to insulin in stress-situations (eg, accidents, acute operations, infections w/ fever) & in patients w/ severe renal or liver impairment. (
  • The most severe type, known as Type I or juvenile-onset diabetes, is when the body does not produce any insulin. (
  • People with diabetes lack the ability to make insulin, the primary enzyme that metabolizes glucose and regulates its levels in the blood, and must inject insulin to make up for this lack. (
  • Insulin lispro injection products come as a solution (liquid) and a suspension (liquid with particles that will settle on standing) to inject subcutaneously (under the skin). (
  • Insulin lispro-aabc solution (Lyumjev) should be injected at the beginning of a meal or within 20 minutes after you start eating a meal.Your doctor will tell you how many times you should inject insulin lispro products each day. (
  • Do not inject insulin into a skin area that is red, swollen, itchy, or thickened. (
  • Be sure you know what type of container your insulin lispro comes in and what other supplies, such as needles, syringes, or pens you will need to inject your medication. (
  • Ask your doctor or pharmacist to show you how to inject an insulin lispro injection product using a syringe. (
  • An attacker with adjacent access to one of the affected insulin pump models can inject, replay, modify and/or intercept data. (
  • To inject insulin or use an insulin pump, patients need input on blood glucose levels. (
  • Type II diabetics do not necessarily need to take insulin, but they may inject insulin once or twice a day. (
  • Insulin is used to treat a number of diseases including diabetes and its acute complications such as diabetic ketoacidosis and hyperosmolar hyperglycemic states. (
  • Injection of insulin prevents the hyperglycemic complications of T1D, including ketoacidosis and coma. (
  • Plenty of diabetics take pills, which do not contain insulin, to control their blood sugar levels. (
  • Most diabetics are fighting elevations in blood sugar with insulin, other medications for diabetes, diet, exercise and various alternative remedies. (
  • Insulin shock is primarily a problem in diabetics who take insulin or those with type 1 diabetes. (
  • Unfortunately, some diabetics have little awareness of the symptoms leading to insulin shock and can lapse into a coma relatively quickly. (
  • Too much blood sugar in the system is equally dangerous and is mainly found in type 1 diabetics who lack circulating insulin. (
  • The good news is that 90% of non-insulin dependent diabetics will be cured by achieving their optimal weight and eating a balanced diet. (
  • Type II diabetics produce some insulin, but it is either not enough or their cells do not respond normally to insulin. (
  • Diabetics each have different responses to and needs for insulin so there is no one type that works best for everyone. (
  • The major use of producing insulin is for diabetics who do not make enough or any insulin naturally. (
  • The hack of a commercially available insulin pump that diabetics can control wirelessly has attracted the attention of US lawmakers who oversee the safety of the nation's airwaves. (
  • To make it even worse, some folks get low blood sugar even though they're not diabetic at all, which means they would have no reason to take insulin or pills (although they do have to check their blood sugar levels). (
  • This actually will require the person to have to take insulin shots for the rest of their lives. (
  • The defect could prevent people from properly locking the cartridge into place, which in turn could cause people to get too much or too little insulin. (
  • The vulnerability disclosed Thursday for older Medtronic insulin pumps could allow a malicious computer hacker to potentially hijack those communications systems and send commands that would cause the device to deliver too much or too little insulin, both of which can be harmful. (
  • The defective tubes in MiniMed Paradigm Insulin Pumps may have caused diabetic users of the product to receive too much or too little insulin. (
  • Too little insulin and patients get damage from hyperglycemia, or too much blood sugar. (
  • Mara Schwartz of Greenwood, South Carolina, claims that a malfunction with her Model 630G insulin pump left her in a diabetic coma. (
  • In patients with type 1 diabetes, insulin lispro injection products are always used with another type of insulin, unless it is used in an external insulin pump. (
  • An insulin pump is a central component of an overall system used to deliver regular doses of manufactured insulin in patients whose bodies don't naturally produce enough of the hormone to break down sugars in their blood. (
  • For those who can't or don't want to switch, Medtronic recommends steps like keeping the pump and related devices under physical control, keeping pump serial numbers private, disconnecting devices from the CareLink remote-transmission system when not being used to transmit data, staying alert to alarms on the pump, and canceling any unintended doses of insulin. (
  • Suffered harm from a Defective Medtronic Minimed Insulin Pump? (
  • Check out the following articles for more information about MiniMed Paradigm Insulin Pumps, filing a MiniMed Paradigm Insulin Pump lawsuit, and finding a MiniMed Paradigm Insulin Pump attorney. (
  • Driver with an insulin pump, vehicle, 70 mph. (
  • A diabetic feels ill, or their sugar levels vary unexpectedly, or they drop dead - does anyone check their insulin pump? (
  • Yes you have to check your pump, otherwise how would you change the insulin and cannula every three days? (
  • Insulin shock and diabetic coma are two terms that just don't make sense. (
  • Both insulin shock and diabetic coma are a result of blood sugars not being in the normal range. (
  • The study findings, appearing in the May 1, 2005 issue of Diabetes, have direct implications for the treatment of diabetic patients in hypoglycemic coma, according to the researchers. (
  • Viennese physician Manfred Sakel accidentally gave one of his diabetic patients an insulin overdose, and it sent her into a coma. (
  • With chronic administration in Type II diabetic patients, the blood glucose lowering effect persists despite a gradual decline in the insulin secretory response to the drug. (
  • Patients felt that insulin lispro increased flexibility and freedom of lifestyle. (
  • In the sadly now departed spirit of have-a-go experimentalism, the newly discovered insulin was then tried out on patients suffering with illnesses for which no treatment was known. (
  • In Berlin , between 1928 and 1931, Dr. Manfred Sakel used insulin to reduce the unpleasant symptoms of patients undergoing opiate withdrawal. (
  • He further investigated the benefits of insulin, and reported that when the patients developed stupor or coma, they lost their psychotic thoughts. (
  • Patients with suspected insulin autoimmune syndrome (IAS) should be screened for drugs related to autoimmunity to endogenous insulin. (
  • This is a prospective, randomized, open-label comparison of the effects and safety of barley meal plus diabetes diet on blood glucose fluctuations in patients with type 1 diabetes (T1DM) using multiple daily insulin injections (MDI). (
  • In patients with type 2 diabetes, insulin lispro injection products may be used with another type of insulin or with oral medication(s) for diabetes. (
  • Why is dextrose solution injected to patients suffering from insulin shock? (
  • Type of insulin used for patients on high doses of insulin. (
  • Patients testify about the devastating effects of electroshock, lobotomy, insulin coma and neuroleptic drugs. (
  • Slipping into a coma is no walk in the park, and between one and two percent of treated patients died as a result. (
  • Talking about his research, De said: 'Patients often have to take an insulin injection after every meal. (
  • Hence we wanted to develop a non-insulin drug, which would hopefully act for a prolonged period of time so that patients do not need to take it every day,' he said. (
  • Prolonged unconsciousness due to altered blood sugar levels is called a diabetic coma. (
  • The metabolism of glucose and insulin are also influenced. (
  • Back in 2008, I began writing about the effect of dietary fat on insulin sensitivity, and blood levels of glucose and insulin. (
  • One mechanism by which dietary fat decreases insulin sensitivity, raising blood glucose and insulin levels is through reduced action of the glucose transporter GLUT4. (
  • Mice that were fed a high-fat diet and that became obese were protected against insulin resistance and the high glucose and insulin levels of their counterparts when they were bred to have more GLUT4. (
  • Smiths Medical, a unit of Smiths Group Plc, Abbott Diabetes Care, a unit of Abbott Laboratories Inc, and Medtronic Inc also make glucose and insulin devices. (
  • Insulin lispro injection products are used to treat type 1 diabetes (condition in which the body does not produce insulin and therefore cannot control the amount of sugar in the blood). (
  • Insulin lispro injection products are a short-acting, manmade version of human insulin. (
  • Insulin lispro injection products work by replacing the insulin that is normally produced by the body and by helping move sugar from the blood into other body tissues where it is used for energy. (
  • Use insulin lispro injection products exactly as directed. (
  • Insulin lispro injection products may also be injected intravenously (into a vein) by a doctor or nurse in a healthcare setting. (
  • Insulin lispro injection products control diabetes but do not cure it. (
  • Do not stop using insulin lispro injection products without talking to your doctor. (
  • Insulin lispro injection products come in vials, cartridges that contain medication and are to be placed in dosing pens, and dosing pens that contain cartridges of medication. (
  • If your insulin lispro injection product comes in cartridges, you will need to purchase an insulin pen separately. (
  • Intermediate-acting insulin reaches the blood two to six hours after injection, peaks four to 14 hours later, and can last in the blood for 14-20 hours. (
  • However, the injection of insulin often caused coma, while Metrazol and electric shock resulted in convulsions similar to those of epileptics. (
  • The researchers found that two sequences in the mixture closely resembled the type of insulin, a hormone that regulates metabolic functions by controlling the level of glucose in the blood, that is found in certain fish. (
  • The scientists tested the effects of the insulin by injecting adult zebrafish with the hormone and subsequently saw significant drops in the fishes' blood glucose levels. (
  • Diabetic coma refers to a victim of high blood sugar - hyperglycemia - who becomes confused or unconscious. (
  • The most common symptom of low blood sugar is confusion (yeah, I know, that's supposed to go with diabetic coma - just stay with me here), not low blood pressure. (
  • In fact, insulin shock doesn't affect the blood pressure much at all. (
  • Insulin shock also implies that insulin is to blame, but insulin - at least from injections - is not required for someone to develop low blood sugar. (
  • High blood sugars and low blood sugars are equally dangerous and can lead to coma and death. (
  • Too high blood sugar leads to possible diabetic coma. (
  • The flipside to high blood sugar and diabetic coma is low blood sugar or insulin shock. (
  • The blood sugar goes down with any of these conditions and insulin shock-coma caused by too little sugar reaching the brain-can occur. (
  • The patient will generally come out of their coma gradually and will then be able to eat a meal that can sustain the blood sugar levels. (
  • This medical emergency requires hospitalization and intravenous insulin to bring the blood sugar back into the normal range. (
  • To help control your blood glucose levels, you will receive insulin through an IV. (
  • The best way to prevent hyperosmolar nonketotic coma is to monitor your blood glucose levels regularly. (
  • When production of insulin is insufficient it affects blood glucose levels. (
  • It would be a chart that tells you how much regular insulin she would get within certain blood glucose parameters. (
  • Monitor your blood glucose, insulin, mood, HbA1c and lots more with the only diabetes app. (
  • Insulin is a protein hormone that is used as a medication to treat high blood glucose. (
  • A lot of people require insulin therapy to manage their blood sugar levels and keep them within a target range. (
  • A condition characterized by having too much insulin in the blood. (
  • Diabetic coma results from extremely elevated blood sugars. (
  • Low Insulin use with high blood sugar level over 1000. (
  • A diabetic coma can affect a person with diabetes when they have high or low levels of blood sugar or other substances in the body. (
  • Even if a diabetic coma does not occur, the long-term impact of having blood sugar levels that are often too low or too high can be damaging. (
  • The defense countered by painting Sunny von Bulow, who suffered from low blood sugar, as an alcoholic and pill popper who drank herself into a coma. (
  • Even without insulin, his blood sugars are better than me or his dad, or even sister (we all check now). (
  • Plus, cherries contain anthocyanins that are known to help lower blood sugar by increasing insulin production by up to 50 percent. (
  • Until then just try to eat carbs that are lower in glycemic index, this helps to ensure that blood sugar levels remain more stable, and thus insulin levels will tend to remain lower as well. (
  • Fenugreek seeds are rich in fiber (50% fiber) and reduce triglycerides, total cholesterol and insulin levels in addition to lowering blood glucose. (
  • An overdose of insulin may drastically reduce blood glucose leading to life-threatening diabetic coma. (
  • If this treatment program fails to reduce symptoms and/or blood glucose, the use of an oral sulfonylurea or insulin should be considered. (
  • Insulin reduces blood glucose levels. (
  • Insulin is a hormone that regulates the amount of glucose (sugar) in the blood and is required for the body to function normally. (
  • Insulin allows the blood glucose to be transported from the blood into the cells. (
  • Without insulin, the blood glucose builds up in the blood and the cells are starved of their energy source. (
  • According to the American Diabetes Association, rapid-acting insulin reaches the blood within 15 minutes, peaks at 30-90 minutes, and may last five hours. (
  • Short-acting insulin reaches the blood within 30 minutes, it peaks about two to four hours later and stays in the blood for four to eight hours. (
  • And long-acting insulin takes six to 14 hours to start working, it has a small peak soon after, and stays in the blood for 20-24 hours. (
  • In 1936, researchers found a way to make insulin with a slower release in the blood. (
  • Yes there would be evidence left behind the insulin takes at least an hour on the quickest types to dissipate and also blood levels would differ to normal, and I would hazard a guess at there being ways of finding out what blood sugar levels where from HBA1C tests. (
  • His experience was reported to the Vienna Medical Society in January 1933, and by May 1936, favorable reports of the benefits of insulin coma therapy in schizophrenia from 22 countries were presented at a major meeting of the Swiss Psychiatric Society. (
  • Insulin coma therapy was regarded as a specific treatment for schizophrenia, and was probably the first in this regard. (
  • insulin shock therapy (1933), also for schizophrenia. (
  • The decade of the drug revolution started in 1954 with the introduction of chlorpromazine (Largactil) which replaced the hazardous insulin shock therapy for schizophrenia. (
  • Metrazol and insulin accounted for a very limited number of remissions in cases of schizophrenia. (
  • However, exogenous administration of excessive or inadequate amounts of insulin often results in hypo- and hyperglycemia, respectively [ 1 - 3 ]. (
  • It comes in three main types: short-acting (such as regular insulin), intermediate-acting (such as neutral protamine Hagedorn (NPH) insulin), and longer-acting (such as insulin glargine). (
  • Onset 1-2 hours, insulin Glargine with pH 4.0 or insulin Detemir (long flat curve, no sharp uptake). (
  • Long acting insulin (glargine)? (
  • I needed less and less insulin every few days. (
  • However, most women need less insulin while breast-feeding than they needed before. (
  • In 2017, human insulin was the 73rd most commonly prescribed medication in the United States, with more than ten million prescriptions. (
  • Insulin from these sources is effective in humans as it is highly similar to human insulin (three amino acid difference in bovine insulin, one amino acid difference in porcine). (
  • Minor allergic reactions still occur occasionally, even to synthetic "human" insulin varieties. (
  • Beginning in 1982, biosynthetic "human" insulin has been manufactured for clinical use through genetic engineering techniques using recombinant DNA technology. (
  • Another type of insulin that you may use is called human insulin. (
  • Researchers studied the venom in one kind of sea-dwelling snail and discovered that the creature uses insulin to induce hypoglycemic shock in its prey. (
  • But while other toxins in the venom typically target the nervous systems of the hunted fish, the insulin disables the energy metabolism of victim, sending them into hypoglycemic shock. (
  • Too much Insulin can cause hypoglycemic shock . (
  • Symptoms as described above, including coma can occur. (
  • This condition is life-threatening, so it is important to seek medical attention immediately if you think you have any symptoms of an impending hyperosmolar nonketotic coma. (
  • This article describes the signs and symptoms of insulin shock, and provides information on insulin shock treatment too. (
  • Procarbazine is common and insulin is excreted in young woman concerned that are successful eradi- cation and continuing symptoms. (
  • Is it possible that hypovolemic shock be caused by an unbalanced glucagon/ insulin level? (
  • exogenous incretins: stimulate insulin release, decrease glucagon production, reduce hepatic glucose production, slows gastric emptying. (
  • Insulin Resistance Vs Insulin Sensitivity When it comes to insulin and insulin sensitivity vs insulin resistance, you are always on a continuum of how insulin sensitive your are are and what tissues are most effective at absorbing glucose. (
  • Over the years I learned that saturated fat decreased insulin sensitivity more than other fats, e.g. (
  • Two extrapancreatic effects shown to be important in the action of glipizide are an increase in insulin sensitivity and a decrease in hepatic glucose production. (
  • Very-low-carbohydrate diets were the mainstay of diabetes therapy before the development of exogenous insulin, with a goal of minimizing glucosuria ( 11 , 12 ). (
  • The postprandial insulin and C-peptide responses continue to be enhanced after at least 6 months of treatment. (
  • Fasting insulin levels are not elevated even on long-term glipizide administration, but the postprandial insulin response continues to be enhanced after at least 6 months of treatment. (
  • Macintire DK (1995) Emergency therapy of diabetic crisis: insulin overdose, diabetic ketoacidosis, and hyperosmolar coma. (
  • Whitley NT, Drobatz KJ and Panciera DL (1997) Insulin overdose in dogs and cats: 28 cases (1986-1993). (
  • A diabetic man fell into a coma on a Qantas flight to New Zealand after the airline refused to allow him to bring his insulin on board. (
  • Repaglinide, S(+) 2-ethoxy-4(2((3-methyl-1-(2-(1-piperidinyl) phenyl)-butyl)amino)-2-oxoethyl) benzoic acid, is chemically unrelated to the oral sulfonylurea insulin secretagogues. (
  • The propensity to resort to lobotomy went together with a willingness to rely on electroconvulsive shock, metrazol and insulin-coma treatments. (
  • Insulin potentiation therapy was developed in Mexico during the 1930s by Dr. Donato Perez Garcia Sr. It was practiced at his Mexico City clinic until his death in 1971. (
  • The therapeutic possibilities of these treatments were discovered in the 1930s by Manfred Sakel, a Polish psychiatrist, using insulin L. J. Meduna, an American psychiatrist, using Metrazol and Ugo Cerletti and Lucio Bini, Italian psychiatrists, using electric shock. (
  • Insulin lispro solution (Admelog, Humalog) is usually injected within 15 minutes before a meal or immediately after a meal. (
  • Insulin lispro suspension (Humalog Mix 75/25 or Humalog Mix 50/50) should be injected 15 minutes before a meal. (
  • Continue to use insulin lispro products even if you feel well. (
  • Lipodystrophy: The Metabolic Link of HIV Infection with Insulin-Resistance SyndromePaula Freitas1, Davide Carvalho1, Selma Souto1, Antonio Sarmento1 and Jose Luis Medina1[1] Department of Endocrinology, Centro Hospitalar Sao Joao and University of Porto Medical School, Porto, Portugal1. (
  • Our results indicate a good outcome in those under the age of 50 yr regardless of the diagnosis of hyperosmolar nonketotic coma (HNC) or diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA). (
  • Medtronic recalled more than 322,000 MiniMed insulin pumps after reports of thousands of injuries and at least one death. (
  • Medtronic recalled another component in 2017 that could cause its insulin pumps to deliver too much insulin. (
  • Medtronic is warning thousands of users of its older insulin pumps worldwide that the devices may contain a serious cybersecurity vulnerability allowing a malicious hacker to change drug-delivery settings and send the patient into a diabetic emergency. (
  • The warning applies to Medtronic insulin pumps that were introduced to the market before 2013. (
  • Jay Radcliffe, a medical technology security researcher and type 1 diabetic in Idaho, said he thinks the benefits of the insulin pumps outweigh the risks of the device being attacked, and he said he would not hesitate to have family members use these pumps. (
  • The risk is very low of something bad happening, and I think that's important because there's a lot of parents who read these stories," said Radcliffe, who in 2011 published some of the earliest vulnerability information about Medtronic insulin pumps. (
  • In fact, some older Medtronic pumps are specifically sought out by "do it yourself" diabetic enthusiasts who link them to other devices in unauthorized ways to automate insulin delivery, which is possible because of the security vulnerabilities that were highlighted in Thursday's warning. (
  • While there is no fee or obligation, delaying may cause you to lose your right to seek compensation for injuries caused by MiniMed Paradigm insulin pumps due to state-imposed time limits for filing a lawsuit. (
  • It works with U.S. drugmaker Johnson & Johnson's unit Animas, which makes insulin pumps, and DexCom Inc , which makes continuous glucose monitoring devices. (
  • Bloody hellfire, hackable insulin pumps and pacemakers, remotely startable cars, Iranian Nuclear reactors - Whatever next? (
  • Obviously someone who doesnt know much about diabetes or insulin pumps but. (
  • Please believe that improving your diet is a much more pleasant alternative than having to shoot insulin before every meal. (
  • Insulin and Meal Times. (
  • Diabetic coma is treated with insulin, intravenous fluids and electrolytes, such as potassium, according to WebMD. (
  • Insulin Autoimmune Syndrome possibly caused by alpha lipoic acid. (
  • Reactive hypoglycemic coma due to insulin autoimmune syndrome: case report and literature review. (
  • Insulin autoimmune syndrome: the second Dutch case. (
  • Insulin autoimmune syndrome caused by an adhesive skin patch containing loxoprofen-sodium. (
  • What can a physician do to treat insulin shock? (
  • If anybody in your family has been diagnosed with diabetes, then you should know how to treat insulin shock. (
  • Researchers at the University of Utah have discovered in the snail species a unique type of insulin that acts as a key component of a venomous mixture used on prey. (
  • Oh said the discovery could mean a new target for drugs aimed at reversing or improving insulin resistance, adding that NE inhibitors are already used for treatment of emphysema in Japan and are being tested in the US for both emphysema and type 1 diabetes. (
  • Always check the insulin label to make sure you received the right type of insulin from the pharmacy. (
  • A doctor can reverse a diabetic coma quickly, but the treatment depends on the type. (
  • Type 1 diabetes (T1D) is a chronic autoimmune disease and characterized by absolute insulin deficiency. (
  • Type 1 diabetes (T1D) is fatal unless treated with insulin. (
  • Insulin dependent diabetes or Type 1 is found in young adults and kids. (
  • Think about this: Type 1 diabetes in children, a diagnosis for life for the majority of those afflicted, a potentially fatal disease prior to the availability of insulin, is caused by consumption of wheat in some kids. (
  • Before researchers discovered how to produce insulin, people who suffered from Type I diabetes had no chance for a healthy life. (
  • Another breakthrough came in 1950 when researchers produced a type of insulin that acted slightly faster and does not remain in the bloodstream as long. (
  • Nope, no drugs in the bag, not after TSA employees stole the insulin. (
  • Dershowitz said there was "overwhelming" evidence that her coma was self-induced - caused by a "large ingestion of drugs, and Claus had nothing to do with it," Dershowitz said. (
  • I believed that, and I believed that the drugs were essential and were 'like insulin for diabetes,' because that's what I had been told. (
  • In the context of integrative cancer treatment, Insulin Potentiation Therapy uses a combination of orthodox drugs - insulin and chemotherapy. (
  • Each insulin reaction lasted three to four hours - mercifully 'terminated' by drinking fruit juice laced with glucose or dextrose. (
  • While the fish are able to maintain healthy levels of glucose when left alone, the exposure to additional insulin can throw this proportion off balance. (
  • An oral glucose tolerance test revealed persistent high serum levels of total insulin and undetectable C-peptide. (
  • Could insulin levels cause hypovolemic shock? (
  • Is it possible that unstable insulin levels cause hypovolemic shock? (
  • Hypovolemic shock would be unrelated to Insulin levels. (
  • Is it possible for insulin levels to cause hypovolemic shock? (
  • Is it possible that hypovolemic shock be caused by unstable insulin levels? (
  • Insulin-dependent diabetes, diabetic coma, ketoacidosis. (