hyperglycemia

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hy·per·gly·ce·mi·a

 (hī′pər-glī-sē′mē-ə)
n.
The presence of an abnormally high concentration of glucose in the blood.

hy′per·gly·ce′mic (-mĭk) adj.

hy•per•gly•ce•mi•a

(ˌhaɪ pər glaɪˈsi mi ə)

n.
an abnormally high level of glucose in the blood.
[1890–95; hyper- + glyc(o)- + -emia]
hy`per•gly•ce′mic, adj.

hyperglycemia

a condition in which the level of glucose in the blood is abnormally high. — hyperglycemic, adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hyperglycemia - abnormally high blood sugar usually associated with diabetes
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
hypoglycaemia, hypoglycemia - abnormally low blood sugar usually resulting from excessive insulin or a poor diet
Translations

hy·per·gly·ce·mi·a

n. hiperglucemia, aumento excesivo de azúcar en la sangre.

hyperglycemia

n hiperglucemia
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Clinical and epidemiological study of stress hyperglycemia among medical intensive care unit patients in Central India.
The increased release of stress hormones during the first hours of acute MI leads to inhibition of insulin secretion and increased insulin resistance, thus inducing stress hyperglycemia [4].
Effects of stress hyperglycemia on acute myocardial infarction: Role of inflammatory immune process in functional cardiac outcome.
Other investigations reported that stress hyperglycemia was associated with an increased risk of mortality in diabetic patients who had myocardial infarction16.
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On the initial presentation, her hyperglycemia was thought to be "stress hyperglycemia" due to the severity of pancreatitis.
Stress hyperglycemia appears to be caused predominantly by hepatic glucose output (Marik & Bellomo, 2013) affecting semm glucose in persons with usually normal glucose as well as those with diabetes.
22% of total patients on admission had hyperglycemia that was secondary to stress of ACS, therefore HbA1c Measurement at the time of admission clearly and quickly differentiates stress hyperglycemia from hyperglycemia seen in undiagnosed Diabetes Mellitus.
Importantly, hyperglycemia-induced abnormal cytokine production in patients with severe sepsis exacerbates the clinical outcomes of these patients experiencing stress hyperglycemia [14].
Stress hyperglycemia has been demonstrated to lead to poorer outcomes.' The management of stress hyperglycemia through the use of "tight glycemic control" protocols sometimes using insulin infusion is controversial and currently being debated.
Diabetes and stress hyperglycemia associated with myocardial infarctions at an urban municipal hospital: prevalence and effect on mortality.