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There are 3 glossary search results for:   Hyperglycemia




Definition:
Condition in which the plasma glucose concentration is abnormally high. In general, a fasting plasma glucose concentration higher than 110 mg/dL, or a postprandial plasma glucose concentration higher than 180 mg/dL is considered abnormally high.

Normal, fasting glucose concentrations range from 70 to 110 mg/dL.

Related glossary terms/phrases:
Hyperglycemic
Hypoglycemia
Hypoglycemic



Definition:
Excretion of glucose in urine. This is indicative of an abnormal condition such as hyperglycemia caused by diabetes mellitus.



Definition:
Related to, or pertaining to hyperglycemia.

An agent that causes an increase in plasma glucose concentration (i.e., induces hyperglycemia).

Related glossary terms/phrases:
Hyperglycemia
Hypoglycemia
Hypoglycemic









Posted: Sunday, March 31, 2013
Last updated: Friday, August 28, 2015