Back to Ask the Diabetes Team Ask the Diabetes Team

From Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA:

What can the effects be if this person does not get their insulin? Can this affect their moods?


Wide ranges of blood sugars can be the cause of mood swings. First of all, if this individual has type 1 diabetes, then the lack of insulin could lead to ketoacidosis, a life threatening condition. Other effects could be increased urination, increased thirst, blurring of vision, headaches, loss of muscle strength. I would have this individual contact his physician as soon as possible.


Original posting 27 Nov 2003
Posted to Daily Care


  Home Return to Top

Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:52
This Internet site provides information of a general nature and is designed for educational purposes only. If you have any concerns about your own health or the health of your child, you should always consult with a physician or other health care professional.

This site is published by T-1 Today, Inc. (d/b/a Children with Diabetes), a 501c3 not-for-profit organization, which is responsible for its contents.
By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use, Legal Notice, and Privacy Policy.
© Children with Diabetes, Inc. 1995-2015. Comments and Feedback.