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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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