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Treat High Blood Sugar

High Blood Sugar - Diabetic coma, Diabetic ketoacidosis, or Hyperglycaemia

Patient Care; High Blood Sugar

  • STOP - Assess and observe the scene

  • THINK - Consider your safety and form action plan

  • ACT - Check responsiveness, look for a medical alert tag and Alert EMS

  • Perform a primary assessment and monitor the patient's Cycle of Care AB-CABS; For an unresponsive patient, manage shock until EMS arrives

  • If in doubt as to whether the patient has high blood sugar or low blood sugar, always provide the patient with a small snack or meal