Definition of Insulin reaction

1. Noun. Hypoglycemia produced by excessive insulin in the system causing coma.

Exact synonyms: Insulin Shock
Generic synonyms: Shock
Terms within: Hypoglycaemia, Hypoglycemia



Medical Definition of Insulin reaction

1. A sudden uncontrolled decline in the blood sugar due to effects of insulin. (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Insulin Reaction

insulin activating factor
insulin allergy
insulin antagonist
insulin binding
insulin c-peptide
insulin coma treatment
insulin dependent diabetes
insulin hypoglycaemia test
insulin infusion systems
insulin injection
insulin like growth-factor-binding protein 4
insulin like growth factor
insulin lipoatrophy
insulin lipodystrophy
insulin pump
insulin reaction (current term)
insulin receptor
insulin receptor protein-tyrosine kinase
insulin receptor substrate-1 protein
insulin resistance
insulin shock
insulin shock therapies
insulin shock therapy
insulin shock treatment
insulin unit
insulin zinc suspension
insulinaemia
insulinase
insulinases
insulinemia

Literary usage of Insulin reaction

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1. Manual of First-Aid Practices for School Bus Drivers by William R. Nesbitt (1998)
"The insulin reaction is caused by the insulin's reducing the sugar in the ... If it appears that a person is going to develop an insulin reaction but is ..."

2. Handbook of Severe Disability: A Text for Rehabilitation Counselors, Other edited by Walter C. Stolov, Michael R. Clowers (2000)
"Hypoglycemia, also called insulin reaction, is a complication of insulin therapy and should not be confused with hyperglycemia. It occurs when the patient's ..."

3. The U. S. Coal Industry, 1970-1990: Two Decades of Change (1992)
"... insulin reaction (in a diabetic on insulin), or hyperventilation or hypoventilation. Regardless of the cause, the immediate priority if the patient is ..."

4. Understanding Gestational Diabetes by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"This low blood sugar is called "hypoglycemia" or an "insulin reaction." This is a medical emergency and should be promptly treated, never ignored. ..."

5. Economic Aspects of Diabetes: Selected Annotations by DIANE Publishing Company (1993)
"... which was trie reduction of the number of preventable diabetes-related hospitalizations (ketoacidosis, ketotic coma, nonketotic coma, insulin reaction, ..."

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