THE inquest of a 33-year-old man revealed it was a medical condition that led to his death.
Luke Thorphy, from Fareham, was found at his flat on May 1 last year and was taken to Queen Alexandra Hospital, in Cosham, where he later died, on May 2.
At an inquest into his death, coroner for Portsmouth and south-east Hampshire David Horsley, recorded that he died from natural causes.
It was revealed that Mr Thorphy suffered from Type 1 diabetes and forgot to take his insulin.
He also took a number of drugs including heroin. But a pathologist found that the level of drugs in his system was not fatal.
Mr Horsley said: ‘Luke had long-standing medical health issues. He forgot to take his insulin and, because his body couldn’t get energy from glucose, it got it from his fat cells instead.
‘This caused a medical condition known as diabetic ketoacidosis which Luke died from. His death was a result of him not sticking to his medication so I have to rule his death as natural causes.’