A 65-years-old woman with past history of diabetes mellitus experiences sudden acute onset of psychosis
Positive association between hypoglycemia and psychosis has been reported by many of the researchers and health care professionals.
In our study case, we have reported a 65-year-old woman who diabetes mellitus with co morbidities for the past 20 years.
For the last 10 days, she had experienced psychosis symptoms which showed abnormal behavior. As per the diagnosis by the physicians,
inadequate insulin therapy may lead to hyperglycemic stage and psychosis symptoms. In order to prevent mental illness
and as the best treatment for psychosis in diabetes patients, insulin therapy must be administered to the patient at the right time
and needs regular follow up. In some of the cases it was also noted that, if the patients were left untreated they developed chronic
mental illness with short term dementia.