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a differential diagnosis of hyperglycemia

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Claude Parola
39 years experience in Internal Medicine
Low carbohydrate: Hyperglycemia= blood glucose above the upper limit of normal; if there is no diabetes, it is usually transient; however, patients with diabetes(>126 ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Young
8 years experience in Internal Medicine
No: No. It can treat hypoglycemia, but can make hyperglycemia worse.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregg Albers
40 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Check glucose: Any cortisone based medication, whether oral or injected, will increase a diabetics blood sugar. Watching your diet, checking your blood sugars, and ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Scofield
32 years experience in Diabetology
There are many.: Acute effects of hyperglycemia can be fatigue, blurred vision, excessive urination and thirst. Over time one may lose weight abnormally. Long term h ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: Glucose is an acute phase reactant, which means at times of stress, infection, "fight or flight" situations, your sugar levels may rise, at times abov ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
I am not sure: Representatives from the U.S. National institutes of health (nih), the american diabetes association (ada), and the juvenile diabetes research foundat ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience in Internal Medicine
No: No it does not.
A 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
No: Hypergycemia is high blood sugar concentration in the blood. It can occur in diabetics but also in people with pre-diabetes so hyperglycemia alone do ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Great question!: Macrosomia (large fetus, >4 kilos or 9 lbs), polyhydramnios, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, pyelectasis, cerebral ventriculomegaly, fetal death are all ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Roach
41 years experience in Anesthesiology
It doesn't: Anesthesia does not cause hyperglycemia. Hyperglycemia can be caused by stress, and surgery can cause stress.

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