hyperglycaemia


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hy·per·gly·ce·mi·a

(hī'pĕr-glī-sē'mē-ă)
An abnormally high concentration of glucose in the blood, a feature of diabetes mellitus.
Synonym(s): hyperglycaemia.
[hyper- + G. glykys, sweet, + haima, blood]

hyperglycaemia

Excessive levels of glucose in the blood. This is a feature of untreated or undertreated DIABETES MELLITUS.

hyperglycaemia

see GLYCOSURIA.

hyperglycaemia

abnormally high level of blood glucose usually indicative of diabetes mellitus. See also blood glucose, diabetes, insulin.

hyperglycaemia

blood glucose levels higher than the upper limit of the normal range; normal random blood glucose (RBG) = <10 mmol/L; normal fasting blood glucose (FBG) = 2.9-5.9 mmol/L; patients with FBG = 5.9-6.7 mmol/L are borderline diabetics, requiring a glucose tolerance test to exclude diabetes mellitus; two consecutive FBGs = >6.7 mmol/L diagnose diabetes mellitus; persistent hyperglycaemia requires emergency treatment with insulin therapy to prevent ketoacidosis and coma

hy·per·gly·ce·mi·a

(hī'pĕr-glī-sē'mē-ă)
Abnormally high concentration of glucose in the circulating blood, seen in diabetes mellitus.
Synonym(s): hyperglycaemia.
[hyper- + G. glykys, sweet, + haima, blood]
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A literature review of hyperglycaemia and neurological outcome in TBI indicates that an elevated glucose level is associated with poor outcome and higher mortality.
Uyttenboogaart et al18 performed a study in which the relation between serum glucose measured within 6 h after stroke onset and functional outcome was analyzed in 1375 ischemic stroke patients and it showed that hyperglycemia has a detrimental effect in non-lacunar stroke, but moderate hyperglycemia may be beneficial in lacunar stroke But majority of the recent studies performed to determine the effect of admission hyperglycaemia on stroke prognosis have shown a detrimental effect.
Hyperglycaemia ([greater than or equal to] 175 mg/dl and [greater than or equal to] 200 mg/dl) was observed more often among the non-survivors.