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What is Hyperglycemia?

What is Hyperglycemia?

  • Hyperglycemia: High levels of glucose in the blood.
  • Hyperglycemia: A high level of blood sugar. It is usually an indication of diabetes mellitus. --2003
    Source - Diseases Database
  • Hyperglycemia: abnormally high blood sugar usually associated with diabetes.
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Hyperglycemia: Introduction

Types of Hyperglycemia:

Broader types of Hyperglycemia:

How serious is Hyperglycemia?

Complications of Hyperglycemia: see complications of Hyperglycemia

What causes Hyperglycemia?

Causes of Hyperglycemia: see causes of Hyperglycemia
Risk factors for Hyperglycemia: see risk factors for Hyperglycemia

What are the symptoms of Hyperglycemia?

Symptoms of Hyperglycemia: see symptoms of Hyperglycemia

Complications of Hyperglycemia: see complications of Hyperglycemia

Hyperglycemia: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Hyperglycemia.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Hyperglycemia.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Hyperglycemia: see treatments for Hyperglycemia
Alternative treatments for Hyperglycemia: see alternative treatments for Hyperglycemia
Research for Hyperglycemia: see research for Hyperglycemia

Society issues for Hyperglycemia


Hospitalization statistics for Hyperglycemia: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Hyperglycemia:

  • 0.013% (1,701) of hospital consultant episodes were for elevated blood glucose level in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 84% of hospital consultant episodes for elevated blood glucose level required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 46% of hospital consultant episodes for elevated blood glucose level were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 54% of hospital consultant episodes for elevated blood glucose level were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 55% of hospital consultant episodes for elevated blood glucose level required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 5 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for elevated blood glucose level in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 2 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for elevated blood glucose level in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Name and Aliases of Hyperglycemia

Main name of condition: Hyperglycemia

Other names or spellings for Hyperglycemia:

Hyperglycaemia, high blood sugar

Glucose levels raised (blood, serum or plasma), Hyperglycaemia Source - Diseases Database

Hyperglycemia, Hyperglycaemia
Source - WordNet 2.1

Hyperglycemia: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Hyperglycemia:

 

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