How many times have you or your child needed a glucagon injection?
3 to 4 times
5 or more times
Total votes: 632
How many times have you or your child needed a glucagon injection?Poll dates: August 26 - September 2, 2007
Total Votes: 632
Glucagon is used to treat severe hypoglycemia when the patient is unconscious or unresponsive. Everyone who uses insulin should have glucagon on hand and know how to use it. While most people have never needed to use glucagon, those who have are no doubt thankful that they had it.
This table compares the results of this poll from each time it has been run. As you can see, most people -- almost 75% -- have never had to use glucagon. The number who have had to use it five or more times has declined substantially since November 1999, which is very good news.
Response Aug 2007 Aug 2006 Dec 2002 Nov 1999 Never 73% 78% 78% 73% 1 time 8% 8% 9% 7% 2 times 11% 6% 3% 6% 3-4 times 3% 3% 3% 5% 5 or more times 3% 3% 4% 8%
Note: A substantial number of obviously duplicated votes were removed.
Last Updated: Sunday September 02, 2007 10:43:50
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