Weakness, emergencies, breathing in diabetes mellitus

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coma diabetesdiabetes mellitus is a chronic disease and requires constant attention. Sick people need constant monitoring of vital parameters and perform all the doctor's instructions. Failure to observe these elementary rules can lead to serious and irreversible consequences and can cause critical emergencies.


Urgent conditions in diabetes

When the disease, depending on certain factors, the development of the following critical conditions:

- hypoglycemic coma (sharp and rapid decrease in the level of sugar in the blood);

hyperlactacidemia coma ( accumulation in the tissues of the excess lactic acid);

- hyperosmolar coma ( dehydration of cells and tissues with hyperglycemia, the glucose level exceeds 55 mmol/l), mainly seen in people with the second type of diabetes;

- ketoatsidoticheskaya coma ( gradual poisoning of the body of ketone acids due to relative or absolute deficiency of insulin in the body);

All of these emergencies require immediate hospitalization in a medical institution, otherwise you may come death.


the Weakness in diabetes

pronounced weakness in diabetes mellitus observed in the early stages of hypoglycemia and ketoacidosis. With a sharp and rapid reduction of blood sugar levels in all cells and tissues of the body observed energy starvation. Primarily affects the brain. Glucose only source of energy. If the situation is not taken under control, then comes the starvation and hypoxia of the brain. In the most severe cases, brain cells die.

the Weakness in diabetes may indicate the development of hypotension (decrease in pressure). It develops on the background of severe cardiovascular insufficiency and blood clots in the blood vessels of the kidneys, lungs, lower extremities and other organs.


Breath in diabetes

the Breath of the patient with diabetes mellitus plays an important role in the initial stage ketoacidosis. Weakness, drowsiness and shortness urinating, along with the smell of acetone breath, indicates developing critical condition. If the first three signs can point to other worrying signs, the sharp smell of acetone in the urine, or breath is a 100% indication for hospitalization. The patient might not feel the smell.