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I am often confused with hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia. What is the difference?
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Dr. Jerald Ratner
Psychiatry
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In brief: Excess versus deplet
Hypoglycemia is low blood sugar; hyperglycemia is high blood sugar.

In brief: Excess versus deplet
Hypoglycemia is low blood sugar; hyperglycemia is high blood sugar.
Dr. Jerald Ratner
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Dr. Latisha Smith
Wound care
In brief: Low or high sugar
Hypoglycemia is the term for blood glucose that is below normal range, and hyperglycemia is term for blood glucose above normal.
In healthy people Insulin from pancreas regulates the amount of glucose in the blood by increasing cellular uptake of glucose after we eat. Hypoglycemia is corrected by eating and hyperglycemia requires medication to correct it.

In brief: Low or high sugar
Hypoglycemia is the term for blood glucose that is below normal range, and hyperglycemia is term for blood glucose above normal.
In healthy people Insulin from pancreas regulates the amount of glucose in the blood by increasing cellular uptake of glucose after we eat. Hypoglycemia is corrected by eating and hyperglycemia requires medication to correct it.
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