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Re: [IPk] hypos



Michael
I know that and I'm not disagreeing with you.
I'm just saying that I still think people who actually experience
hypos may have a different outlook on them from people who don't,
regardless of whether they've seen or experienced any kind of dangerous
incident.
Di

> 
> While it does not happen often, people go into cardiac arrest and die 
> from hypos. A 12 year old girl did so recently here in the US. I 
> remember finding Lily in a bad one once. Her pulse was so thready and 
> irregular that it really scared me. She was also havin a lot of 
> difficulty breathing. I had visions of CPR, but she came around in 
> about 20 minutes after we pumped a bunch of glucose gel into her.
> 
> I think the incidence of really bad outcome are low, but 
> nevertheless, hypos should not be taken lightly
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