A 32-year-old member asked:

How high can a person's blood glucose go, into the 1000's?

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Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 43 years experience
I've seen a: Glucose as high as 2, 500 in someone who survived the episode. After your glucose reaches 400, it can go up very quickly due to dehydration -- so 3000 would be potentially possible. Hopefully you're not trying to set a record.........
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A 36-year-old male asked:

What should I do when I have blood glucose as high as 868?

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Dr. Thomas Robbins
Family Medicine 12 years experience
See doctor : Are you a diabetic? See your doctor immediately to verify these results. Normal blood sugar is less than 120 at a random check. Blood sugar that high is very dangerous and can lead to life-threatening complications.
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