Hyperglycemia is the medical term used to define a high level of blood glucose. This occurs when your blood sugar rises above its ideal average level
Any of the following factors or a combination of these can cause high blood sugar:
- Lower production of insulin in your body due to the progression of diabetes.
- Lost or forget to take medication or placed (insulin or pills) Diabetes.
- Eating too many carbohydrates and no physical activity after.
- Not having good eating habits.
- Excess consumption of sweet drinks and baked goods nonintegral
- Getting little exercise.
- Ingesting drugs that may raise blood sugar.
- Developing an infection or illness.
Warning symptoms of hyperglycemia
The way that each individual experiences hyperglycemia (high blood sugar) It is personal but signs and symptoms are identified in common:
- Increased thirst
- Increased frequency and volume of urine
- Tiredness / fatigue
- Dry Skin, itch
- Headaches or headaches
- Poor wound healing
- Abdominal pain
- Fainting / diabetic coma (If high blood sugar is ignored for an extended period of time)
Precautions and warning signs
One or more of these symptoms can alert you before you have hyperglycemia.
These symptoms can be very faint and be aggravated or caused by other reasons.
Sometimes some people are tempted to ignore the warning signs which is dangerous.
The best way to know if your blood sugar is within proper heat is controlling blood glucose regularly.
You should consult your physician diabetologist if:
- It has three or four consecutive events of high blood sugar.
- Experience more than three times higher sugar levels in urine.
- Records two or more high blood sugar readings over a period of 24 hours self-monitoring.
- Recorded a high level of sugar at the same time for several days.
- Measuring levels of blood sugar are higher than those indicated by your physician
- Optimal fasting glucose level is less than 100 mg / dl, normal considering up 110 mg / dL and post intakes variations and post physical activity.
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