…..lowers blood glucose levels. It may result from not taking in enough carbohydrates following the usual administration of insulin. It may also occur following exercise where insufficient carbohydrates have been consumed. This risk may persist for many hours following any workout. Other factors that may impact upon blood glucose levels are consumption of alcohol and illness.
For more information & support check out Diabetes New Zealand at: https://www.diabetes.org.nz
Tomorrow we continue with the second part of our look at recognising when a diabetic emergency is developing….
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Currently, there are temporary changes to the steps to be followed in resuscitation. These can be found in the video below or by clicking here to see the New Zealand Resuscitation Council temporary guideline recommendation.
Click the link to go to the New Zealand Resuscitation Council Covid-19 recommended modifications for delivering resuscitation whilst the pandemic remains a threat. Click play to see a short video outlining CPR modifications that should be followed during the pandemic.
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