Teenager fell into a coma after drinking bubble tea twice a day for a month

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A Chinese teenager reportedly fell into a diabetic coma after getting into the habit of drinking two glasses of bubble tea every day.

The 18-year-old Shanghai girl drank a pair of super sweet drinks every day for a month until they trigger serious health problems, Asia Wire reported.

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She was discovered unconscious by family members who said she had experienced symptoms associated with hyperglycemia, a condition associated with dangerously high blood sugar levels, the report said.

Before falling into a coma, her symptoms included nausea, frequent urination, and dehydration, the report said.

The 18-year-old Shanghai girl drank a pair of super sugary drinks every day for a month, until they trigger serious health problems, the report said.
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She was taken to Ruijin Hospital last month, where her blood sugar level was recorded at around 25 times higher than normal, the report said.

The teenager was placed on a ventilator and received kidney dialysis before waking from a coma five days later, the outlet reported.

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On June 1, the boy appeared to be on the mend and left the hospital, the report said.

According to Healthline and the US Department of Agriculture, an average cup of bubble tea contains 54 grams of sugar, while regular iced tea contains about 22 grams of sugar.

This article was originally published in the New York Post.

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