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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Fluids, insulin: Iv fluids is used to dilute the excess sugar and promote increased urination. Insulin is also used to reduce the level of sugar in the blood. Hypergly ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Hyperglycemia--: Hyperglycemia is the major feature of diabetes. If you are older with an "apple" build, the best treatment is to debride your diet of simple starches ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Claude Parola
39 years experience 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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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Diet and exercise: In addition to what Dr. Parola advised, regular exercise will help.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregg Albers
40 years experience 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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Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience Endocrinology
Steroid diabetes: You can try to control your diet, but the steroids may cause you to need diabetes drugs. Metformin alone may be enough. If the need for steroids is ... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Avdalovic
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
YES: Typically hyperglycemia is the diagnostic result of having uncontrolled or undiagnosed diabetes. Occasional hyperglycemia can be fleeting in times of ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Fried
63 years experience Diabetology
Over-urination: The signs of hyperglycemia are the same that you would see with out of control diabetes. This means that you would be drinking a lot of fluid and uri ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Blod test: Do blood test to find out, ussally this done at am fsting, there other blood more to discover this problem, let the dr handle it.
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Fried
63 years experience Diabetology
Over-urination: The signs of hyperglycemia are the same that you would see with out of control diabetes. This means that you would be drinking a lot of fluid and uri ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
No such thing: Hyperglycemia is not a sudden "attack" but generally a sustained problem. Symptoms include frequent thirst, urination, weight loss, fatigue, blurred v ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Young
8 years experience Internal Medicine
No: No. It can treat hypoglycemia, but can make hyperglycemia worse.
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Wasser
34 years experience Addiction Medicine
Yes and no: Very high sugar levels will suppress appetite somewhat. However, as your sugar levels fall from that elevated level, your appetite may be inappropria ... Read More
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