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How high can blood sugar get before it reaches a dangerous level that would require immediate attention?
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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: It depends
Different people can tolerate different degrees of high blood sugar.
In general, type 2 diabetics can tolerate higher blood sugar numbers compared to type 1 diabetic. In any case, once you start seeing ketones in the urine (or smell a fruity smell on your breath), it's time to take action!

In brief: It depends
Different people can tolerate different degrees of high blood sugar.
In general, type 2 diabetics can tolerate higher blood sugar numbers compared to type 1 diabetic. In any case, once you start seeing ketones in the urine (or smell a fruity smell on your breath), it's time to take action!
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