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A severe emergency in which a person is not conscious because the blood glucose (sugar) is too low or too high. If the glucose level is too low, the person has hypoglycaemia; if the level is too high, the person has hyperglycaemia and may develop ketoacidosis. See also: hyperglycaemia; hypoglycaemia; diabetic ketoacidosis.