insulin shock definition

  • noun:
    • Acute hypoglycemia typically resulting from an overdose of insulin and described as sweating, shaking, dizziness, and, if remaining untreated, convulsions and coma.
    • the management of enough insulin to induce convulsions and coma
    • hypoglycemia generated by exorbitant insulin within the system causing coma

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