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[IP] Type 2's DO die of too high blood sugar



I quote the important part:

Ketoacidosis surprisingly occurs almost as often in Type 2 diabetes as 
it does in Type 1. However, people with Type 2 diabetes also encounter 
another dangerous condition called hyperglycemic hyperosmolar syndrome, 
which is roughly translated as thick blood due to very high blood 
sugars. Here, coma and death can occur simply because the blood sugar 
is so high. The blood will have ketones at higher levels but does not 
become acidotic. HHS usually occurs with blood sugar readings above 700 
mg/dl (40 mmol) as the brain and other functions begin to shut down.
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