stress-induced hyperglycemia


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stress-induced hyperglycemia

A transient rise in blood glucose to abnormally high concentrations during acute illness, such as infection or myocardial infarction; trauma, such as burns; or stroke.
Synonym: stress hyperglycemia
See also: hyperglycemia
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GENERAL PURPOSE STATEMENT: To provide the registered professional nurse with information related to stress-induced hyperglycemia in critically iii patients,
Exaggerated peripheral responses to catecholamines contributes to stress-induced hyperglycemia in the ob/ob mouse.
Stress-Induced Hyperglycemia, 107-124, copyright 2000, with permission from Elsevier Table 2.
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