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How low can blood sugar go before coma?
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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