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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Avdalovic
24 years experience in 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

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience in 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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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Fried
63 years experience in 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. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in 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 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leslie Fleischer
45 years experience in Cardiology
The rate of change: The rate of change of the blood sugar can affect the heart rate and blood pressure through the sympathetic nervous system output.
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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 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Fried
63 years experience in 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 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mariana Dangiolo
28 years experience in Geriatrics
Diabetes and vision: Patients with diabetes mellitus often experience subjective symptoms of blurred vision associated to hyperglycemia. The nature of this phenomenon is n ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles A Bryant
48 years experience in Endocrinology
Yes: Have your physician order a complete metabolic profile blood test to obtain both blood glucose and calcium level as well as many other valuable analys ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience in Endocrinology
Hyperglycemia: It is unclear what is meant by a hyperglycemia "attack". Conventional glucometers do not accurately measure glu above about 450, and simply read "hig ... 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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. TRUC DAO
Dr. TRUC DAO answered
36 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes!: If the person ate enormously for a long time, adopting a healthier lifestyle will resolve all that. I had patients with new diabetes + HTN cholestero ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Prager
41 years experience in Sports Medicine
Hyperglycemia: The biggest reason for hyperglycemia in this day is obesity. I am an orthopedic surgeon, yet there is not a day that goes by that I do not see severa ... Read More
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A 84-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
No emergency med: Instead, go see your doctor as s/he needs to look for hidden infection causing sugars to get out of control. While metformin won't cause hypoglycemia ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Glucose transport: Glucose (G) has a molecular mass of 180.2 and can diffuse across a hemodialyzer membrane. So if there is no glucose in the dialysate (D), there will a ... Read More
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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