Though over 70 million Indians battle high sugar levels due to diabetes, experts say there’s also a need for awareness on rarer but equally dangerous instances of low sugar levels that may manifest in patients.
Sushila Chakraborty’s story makes a strong case for it. Earlier this month, the 34-year-old suddenly collapsed, as her sugar dropped to dangerously low levels. Medical investigation revealed that a tiny, benign tumour made Sushila’s pancreas its home.
“I fell on the side with a loud thud in the bathroom. My husband later told me I suffered from convulsions and froth emanated from my mouth,” Sushila told DNA. Her husband Vishwanath rushed her to run Wockhardt Hospital in the vicinity. Full Story