I found my Mom at about 2 AM last night lying in her bed in a diabetic coma. She was unconscious, barely breathing, swollen, and turning blue. I called 911, and they moved her into a better position that opened her airway, they injected her with an IV of sugar water, and she eventually woke up. It scared me so much, but luckily it wasn't just me having to deal with it this time, my sister and her future husband were here, and they got to see what I deal with first hand. I'm 20 years old, and a college sophomore. I'm taking classes at our local college, but am transferring next year to MSUM, a college that's an hour away, and I can't go until we get my Mom's diabetes figured out. Me and my sister, and my Mom and her two sister's are trying to come up with a solution so that I can leave and be worry free, without the fear of my Mom dying in her bed at night. We believe my Mom has nocturnal hypoglycemia, and we don't know how to control it. Recently, she got a sensor that synced to her pump that was supposed to alarm every time her blood sugar went below 80, or above 180. Well, the sensor has failed miserably. My Mom's fate ultimately determines mine. Until we figure out how to control her diabetes (she lives alone, so it's been up to me to save her life), I can't live my life. Any suggestions? I need your help. I'm terrified that my Mom's going to die.
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