hyperglycemia

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hyperglycemia

 [hi″per-gli-se´me-ah]
excess of glucose in the blood; see also diabetes mellitus.

hy·per·gly·ce·mi·a

(hī'pĕr-glī-sē'mē-ă),
An abnormally high concentration of glucose in the circulating blood, seen especially in patients with diabetes mellitus.
Synonym(s): hyperglycosemia
[hyper- + G. glykys, sweet, + haima, blood]

hyperglycemia

(hī′pər-glī-sē′mē-ə)
n.
The presence of an abnormally high concentration of glucose in the blood.

hy′per·gly·ce′mic (-mĭk) adj.

hyperglycemia

Metabolism An abnormal ↑ in serum glucose, most commonly due to DM. See Diabetes mellitus, Glucose tolerance test, Hyperglycinemia.

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]

Hyperglycemia

Condition characterized by excessively high levels of glucose in the blood, and occurs when the body does not have enough insulin or cannot use the insulin it does have to turn glucose into energy. Hyperglycemia is often indicative of diabetes that is out of control.

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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