High Blood sugar (Hyperglycemia)

When the blood sugar level is over 200 mg/dl (11mmol/l).

Symptoms of Hyperglycemia

  • General fatigue

  • Frequent urination

  • Excessive thirst

  • Dizziness and headache

*If not treated can lead to diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA)

Treatment of Hyperglycemia

  • Check your blood sugar level

  • Check Ketone in urine or blood

  • Drink lots of water

  • Take your medications in case of skipping a dose after Consulting your doctor or diabetes educator, or go to the hospital

Prevention of Hyperglycemia

  • Take your medications regularly as were prescribed by your doctor

  • Avoid having unhealthy meals

  • Avoid stress

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