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coma; Definition from AP Dictionary of Science and Technology
coma. Medicine  an abnormal, continuous deep unconsciousness from
which a patient cannot be awakened
Comas have many causes: trauma; lack of oxygen to the brain; liver failure; 
kidney failure; toxins; drug-induced (medically or otherwise), and as a 
result of either high or low blood sugar.  Traditionally, "diabetic coma" 
has referred to that produced by hyperglycemia.  Coma resulting from lows 
has been termed "insulin shock".  Obviously, treatment approaches are 
different, but the effect on the brain is similar - malfunction due to 
tissue glucose levels outside the normal range.

Bottom line - both highs and lows can lead to coma.


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