Hyperglycemia, or high blood glucose, occurs when there is too much sugar in the blood.
It is important to know the early signs of hyperglycemia. If hyperglycemia is left untreated, it may develop into an emergency condition called ketoacidosis.
Signs and symptoms of hyperglycemia include:
Additional early symptoms include:
If you have any of the early signs and symptoms of hyperglycemia you need to:
When you have hyperglycemia for long periods of time, damage to nerves, blood vessels, and other body organs can occur.
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