Definition of Insulin reaction
1. Noun. Hypoglycemia produced by excessive insulin in the system causing coma.
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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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, ..."