How low can blood sugar go before coma?

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Hypoglycemic symptoms typically begin at blood glucose levels of 70 mg per decaliter or lower, with risk of coma increasing at decreasing levels approaching 50 mg/dL. In one study, measured blood glucose levels in diabetic patients suffering from drug-induced hypoglycemic coma averaged approximately 32 mg per decaliter, with the majority below 49 mg/dL.

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