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From Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA:

What can the effects be if this person does not get their insulin? Can this affect their moods?


Wide ranges of blood sugars can be the cause of mood swings. First of all, if this individual has type 1 diabetes, then the lack of insulin could lead to ketoacidosis, a life threatening condition. Other effects could be increased urination, increased thirst, blurring of vision, headaches, loss of muscle strength. I would have this individual contact his physician as soon as possible.


Original posting 27 Nov 2003
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