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My 90 yr old mother has type 2 diabetes her blood sugar read

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My 90 yr old mother has type 2 diabetes her blood sugar read 540 this morning and she says she feels like a Mack truck hit her
JA: In general, how has your health been lately?
Customer: Her health has been good
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: No
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 8 months ago.


I am a board certified doctor here to answer medical questions.

That is a dangerous level of a blood sugar.

In a 90 year old it can rapidly be fatal.

This is a case where your mom needs to be in the ER immediately.

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