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If you have diabetes, are you also hyperglycemic, hypoglycemic, or both?
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Dr. Andrew Malinchak
Family Medicine
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In brief: Glycemia
Diabetes implies that you are hyperglycemic, by definition.

In brief: Glycemia
Diabetes implies that you are hyperglycemic, by definition.
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Dr. Andrew Malinchak
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Dr. Ron Jones
Family Medicine
In brief: Hyper
You are hyperglycemic if uncontrolled.

In brief: Hyper
You are hyperglycemic if uncontrolled.
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Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
In brief: Yes, but
If fasting for >8 hours fasting sugar 100-125 is pre-diabetes and 2-hrs after eating 140-199 is prediabetes.
Fasting 126 and higher and 2 hours after eating 200 and greater is diabetes, that = hyperglycemia some patients with diabetes on therapy with some meds get get low blood sugar, <60, = hypoglycemia see a certified diabetes educator to learn the basics.

In brief: Yes, but
If fasting for >8 hours fasting sugar 100-125 is pre-diabetes and 2-hrs after eating 140-199 is prediabetes.
Fasting 126 and higher and 2 hours after eating 200 and greater is diabetes, that = hyperglycemia some patients with diabetes on therapy with some meds get get low blood sugar, <60, = hypoglycemia see a certified diabetes educator to learn the basics.
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
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