Blood Sugar

If the patient feels hot and dry, then you would expect the blood sugar level to be high. The patient would be hyperglycemic.

If the patient feels cold and clammy, then you would expect the blood sugar level to be low. The patient would be hypoglycemic.

Glucagon

So what would you do if the patient’s blood sugar level is low and you find the patient unconscious?

You would give the patient an IM injection of glucagon.