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Medicine For Hyperglycemia
My father, he is 58 year old and he got a hyperglycemia about 3years, in this case what medicine he need to take? How to protect and stop high sugar?
Depends on severity: How to deal with hyperglycemia really depends on how severe the problem is. A low glycemic diet & exercise will help, & certain supplements can be helpful such as berberine & cinnamon. It would be useful to know other lab values such as HGB a1c, to tell how high the blood sugar has been over months, & Insulin level to tell how well the Insulin is being used. A healthcare provider can help. ...Read more
I heard that cinnamon low hyperglycemia & HbA1c so my mom is taking 1 mug everyday before eating (from 1 month ago) so is it good with the medicines?
Hyperglycemic patient, a sudden hyperglycemia to more than 430 ml/dl, what type of emergency drug can be used in home? Pt use glimepiride & metformin
Insulin: The only way to address rapid rise in blood glucose is with a sliding scale of regular Insulin (or its equivalent injectable). The pills take too long and are too broad-acting to use for this purpose. If happens more than once every several months, talk to dr about having an Insulin option to help 'reset' blood glucose when climbing too high. ...Read more
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 and sugar, and the best medicine id metformin, which will lower serum insulin, because it erases the main problem, Insulin resistance, the cause of vmetabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes! Insulin is the last resort! ...Read more
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 urinating a lot. You may also be eating more than normal because you are very hungry. If the hyperglycemia becomes very much out of control you may also become tired and even pass out. ...Read more
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 fasting, >200 non fasting)have difficulty metabolizing glucose thus producing hyperglycemia. Decreasing the consumption of high carbohydrate food content, exercising, avoiding soft drinks, sweets, taking your medication if you are a diabetic may help. ...Read more
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 inappropriately triggered. That is the reasoning behind the use of metformin in weight control- it moderates the blood sugar spikes and minimizes cravings caused by high glycemic foods. ...Read more
Hyperglycemia: This is a term that just mean high blood sugar. This can be caused by many things such as exercise, stress, eating excess sugar and the ultimate diabetes. Diabetes occurs when the body can not longer process its sugar out of the blood stream and is sustained or continuous hyperglycemia. Everyone's blood sugar will rise a little after they eat, but most peoples will return to normal within 2h. ...Read more
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 hyperglycemia leads to the microvascular complications of diabetes. These are diabetic retinopathy and possible vision loss or blindness, neuropathy and increased risk of amputation of a lower limb, and nephropathy possibly leading to kidney dialysis. ...Read more
Low auger, low fat,: Low white foods (simple carbs, i.e.Potatoes, bread, rice, pasta). ...Read more
If you are in the middle of a hyperglycemia attack would it be best to get an accurate test on the severity of it? Is there home tests?
Yes, but...: Of course there are home tests for blood glucose levels which can tell you how high your glucose is...And you can take extra insulin, if that's what you have, as advised or recommended for that glucose level. But an acute "attack" probably deserves the attention of you primary care physician, endocrinologist, or, if necessary, an emergency room. This is not something to trifle with, it can kill. ...Read more
Fasting hgba1c 7/11/16 was 5.1%. Nonfasting levels in 20012 and 2013 were just barely high. Why would my Dr. Still diagnose me with hyperglycemia?
If you are not checking your blood sugar regularly you must do so. Check blood sugar one morning and again next night.
Your blood sugar should not be above 120 if possible. If it is you will need to see your doctor who will most likely prescribe Metformin.
Please let me know how things go. ...Read more
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 several morbidly obese patients. The majority of them are hyperglycemic and type ii diabetes. Some patients may be hyperglycemic and normal weight. For those patients they should be seeing their endocrinologist or primary care doctor. ...Read more
Great question!: Macrosomia (large fetus, >4 kilos or 9 lbs), polyhydramnios, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, pyelectasis, cerebral ventriculomegaly, fetal death are all possible consequences of maternal hyperglycemia. The more prolonged the hyperglycemia and the more severe the worse the outcomes. Periconceptional hyperglycemia can increase miscarriage, structural anomalies as well. See a maternal-fetal medicine md! ...Read more
Sugar damages kidney:
Uncontrolled hyperglycemia (high sugar) as seen in diabetes
damages all of the organs of the body including the kidneys.
Damaged kidney then leaks protein (albumin) into urine and you get albuminuria. Progression of this problem can lead to kidney failure, that's why is so important to control diabetes and hyperglycemia. ...Read more
Yes: The duration and severity of hyperglycemic episodes are major risk factors for the development of diabetic neuropathy. The process for this is not entirely well understood likely because there are multiple effects of high blood sugar on disrupting nerve cell function and tipping the balance from cell repair to nerve cell death. ...Read more
I MAY BE MISSING: A thing or two but I am not aware of this. ...Read more