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Re: [IPk] fainting due to hypo



Yes, it's happened to me a lot.  That's why I got a pump.

> On 10 Feb 2014, at 14:34, emily <email @ redacted> wrote:
> 
> Has anyone fainted due to a hypo?  this happened to me on Saturday and really
> frightened me.  I was at the end of a meal in a restaurant and suddenly fely
 > sick and dizzy - no hypo symptoms - and lost consciousness, apparently
falling
 > onto the bloke on the next chair. when he moved I fell onto his chair. I was
 > with my sister who managed to bring me round, but neither of us thought it
was
> a hypo as loss of consciousness, nausea and dizzyness are not symptoms I've
 > ever had before. Once I'd come to, I tested and my BG was 2.7. We managed to
> prevent the restaurant calling an ambulance and a glass of mango juice sorted
> me out.  I was shaken, but fine and managed to get teh bus home as normal.
> 
> 
> 
> The cause of the hypo is a mystery - I can only guess that my BG test was
> inaccurate and that I bolused for a meal with already low blood sugar.
> 
> 
> 
> Loss of hypo symptoms is also obviously a massive concern.
> 
> 
> 
> But as I've never fainted before, I feel really freaked out that this
> happened.  If anyone has had similar or can shed any light, I'd really
> appreciate it.
> 
> 
> 
> thanks,
> 
> 
> 
> Emily
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