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High Blood Sugar (Hyperglycemia) (cont.)

Synonyms and Keywords

adult-onset diabetes mellitus, amputation, autoimmune disease, blindness, blood glucose, blood sugar, diabetes mellitus, diabetic coma, diabetic eye care, diabetic foot care, diabetic foot ulcer, diabetic ketoacidosis, gestational diabetes, home glucose monitor, hyperglycemia, hyperosmolar hyperglycemic nonketotic syndrome, hypoglycemia, insulin, insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus, IDDM, insulin reaction, insulin resistance, juvenile-onset diabetes mellitus, kidneys, nephropathy, nerves, nervous system, neuropathy, noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus, pancreas, pre-diabetes, prediabetes, retina, retinopathy, sugar diabetes, type 1 diabetes, juvenile diabetes, type 2 diabetes, diabetes, excessive thirst, polydipsia, excessive eating, polyphagia, excessive urination, polyuria, hemoglobin A1c

Authors and Editors

Author: Robert Ferry, Jr., MD

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stoppler, MD


Last Editorial Review: 11/19/2008

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Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic State »

Hyperosmolar hyperglycemic state (HHS) is one of two serious metabolic derangements that occurs in patients with diabetes mellitus and can be a life-threatening emergency.

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