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hyperglycemia/high blood sugar/not my fault/..panic.. by Lee Nevitt Patient Expert Posted Sun 08 Jan 2012 12:00am the pump is fab but... if there is an issue with it it all goes downhill very very fast... when you are on injections... you have 2 types... short acting and long acting... i.e a baseline... but on the pump... its just one... the short acting that relies on the pump delivering insulin as its told.... anyway... for some reason or another.... i d ... Read on »
Study: Dementia meds up older diabetics' hyperglycemia risk by Susan Berg Posted Fri 07 Aug 2009 7:15pm Here is a great dementia resource for caregivers and healthcare professinals, Here is information on being the best caregiver you can be Here are more interesting dementia articles and activities, USA Today By Dennis Thompson, HealthDay Older diabetics who take antipsychotic medications have an increased risk of ending up in ... Read on »
What Is Hyperglycemia? by Lucy J. Patient Expert Posted Sun 15 Aug 2010 11:34pm Hyperglycemia refers to the presence of high concentrations of glucose in the blood. People with diabetes or pre-diabetes are susceptible to hyperglycemia. Pre-diabetes is a susceptibility to hyperglycemia and an increased risk of developing diabetes. Hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia are similar terms that should not be confused. Hyp ... Read on »
Thiazide-Induced Hyperglycemia by Matt S. Posted Sun 15 Mar 2009 12:00am In recent years, there has been the suggestion that thiazide diuretics--long considered a front-line therapy for hypertension based on the ALLHAT study and others--may increase the risk of diabetes. Subsequent retrospective analysis of other major historical cohorts by Eric Taylor and others--such as the Nurse's Health Study and Health Profes ... Read on »
What Is Hyperglycemia? by Lucy J. Patient Expert Posted Sun 18 Sep 2011 6:34am Hyperglycemia refers to the presence of high concentrations of glucose in the blood. People with diabetes or pre-diabetes are susceptible to hyperglycemia. Pre-diabetes is a susceptibility to hyperglycemia and an increased risk of developing diabetes. Hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia are similar terms that should not be confused. Hypogly ... Read on »
Tips for those with Hypoglycemia & Hyperglycemia by Sara B. Health MavenFacebook Posted Thu 02 Jun 2011 8:25pm It is very rare that, as a CPT, I come across a client who has NO previous or current medical issues, injuries, limitations, or health issues. Common issues like Obesity and Diabetes are practically running rampant through American society. It’s almost an epidemic. Elementary schools and High Schools are removing gym classes and after school acti ... Read on »
Hyperglycemia! by Ellie Patient Expert Posted Thu 06 Nov 2008 11:42pm Not a patient's hyperglycemia, silly, mine! Wheeee! It is Easter Sunday and following my annual Lenten venture of giving up sweets of all kinds, I've embarked on my traditional sugary goodness binge. There's nothing like starting the day with marshmallow peeps, rounding out the afternoon with no less than 1 million Cadbury mini eggs, and finish ... Read on »
Altered Mental Status, Tachycardia, Hypotension, Hyperglycemia, Ill appearing by Stephen Smith Posted Tue 13 Oct 2009 10:05pm This diabetic patient with the ECG below was brought in by medics confused, tachycardic, and hyperglycemic, Kussmauling. The computerized ECG algorithm diagnosed Acute MI (I'm not sure why). The ECG is diagnostic of hyperkalemia, with QRS of 180 ms. The QRS improved immediately after giving 2 doses of Calcium gluconate. K returned at 7.3, wit ... Read on »
low blood level or hyperglycemia or what? plz help by docV5 Posted Fri 04 Sep 2009 11:07am  my dad aged 51 has this feelin of light headedness after a meal especially one with the dessert... this is seen more after his lunch... he is on treatment for meniers disease, 9 months back he had fallen and hit his head due to same problem and afetr that he is on treatment with valproate as doctor suspected epilepsy. he does not have any pas ... Read on »
High Blood Sugar Level in the Morning –Is’t Threatening in the Morning? by Varadharajan R Posted Mon 28 Dec 2009 9:56pm High blood sugar in the morning will be annoying to anyone prone to diabetes. For the same reason, taking too much amount of insulin can cause low levels of blood glucose resulting in hypoglycemia. Since such a condition is life threatening, your body begins to respond to insulin antagonists associated with the adrenal glands, pituitary glands ... Read on »