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First Aid - Diabetic Emergencies

Training Time: 28 minutes

Diabetes is a disease that is becoming increasingly more common in the United States and in other parts of the world. As a result, the chances that you or a coworker may suffer from a diabetes-related health emergency have increased as well. In this course, you’ll get a basic idea of what diabetes is, learn how to recognize symptoms of a diabetes-related health crisis, and will learn some tips for providing first aid to a person suffering from a diabetic emergency, including both high blood sugar (hyperglycemia) and low blood sugar (hypoglycemia).

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There are different types of diabetes. Each has different causes, and may cause different symptoms and require different first aid procedures.

There are different types of diabetes. Each has different causes, and may cause different symptoms and require different first aid procedures.

The different types of diabetes all affect the body’s ability to control the level of sugars in the blood.

The different types of diabetes all affect the body’s ability to control the level of sugars in the blood.

A glucose testing kit is used to test a person's blood sugar level.

A glucose testing kit is used to test a person's blood sugar level.

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the relationship between diabetes and blood sugar levels
  • Describe items used to monitor and control blood sugar levels
  • List symptoms related to hypoglycemia (low blood sugar)
  • Explain steps of providing first aid for someone with diabetes who's suffering from low blood sugar
  • List symptoms related to hyperglycemia (high blood sugar)
  • Explain steps for providing first aid to someone with diabetes who's suffering from high blood sugar
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First Aid - Diabetic Emergencies FAQs

What is diabetes?
There are several different types of diabetes. Each type reduces a person’s ability to control the amount of sugars in their blood.

What are the primary types of diabetes?
There are three types of diabetes: gestational diabetes, diabetes 1, and diabetes 2.

What is hypoglycemia?
When someone is suffering from low blood sugar.

What is hyperglycemia?
When someone is suffering from high blood sugar.

What is insulin?
Insulin is a hormone, which is produced by the pancreas. Insulin allows the body's cells to use blood glucose, or sugar, and it regulates the body's blood sugar levels.

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