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Diabetes Health Center

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Diabetes-Related High and Low Blood Sugar Levels - Check Your Symptoms

Call 911 if:

  • You passed out, or you suddenly become very sleepy or confused.
  • You have symptoms of very high blood sugar, such as feeling very sleepy or confused, breathing very fast, or having fruity-smelling breath.
  • You have chest pain or pressure, or a strange feeling in your chest, especially if it occurs with other signs of a heart attack.

Call your doctor if:

  • You have a blood sugar level that stays higher than the level your doctor has set for you.
  • You have a blood sugar level that stays lower than the level your doctor has set for you.
  • You are sick and having trouble controlling your blood sugar.

    WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

    Last Updated: June 20, 2014
    This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.
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