Know the Symptoms
In order to recognize a diabetes emergency, it is important get familiarize with the symptoms. The symptoms can vary and it may be difficult to discern between an insulin reaction and the onset of diabetic coma. When a patient administer excess amount of insulin, he/she will exhibit some reaction symptoms like heart rate, rapid breathing, numbness and sweating of hands.
If the patient did not administer enough insulin and diabetic coma has already started, an individual can start to feel sleepy, confused and experience thirst. Both conditions can result in loss of consciousness, coma and even death when left untreated.