High Blood Sugar
(Hyperglycemia) Topic Guide

High Blood Sugar (Hyperglycemia) High Blood Sugar (Hyperglycemia): High blood sugar (hyperglycemia) is when the body's blood sugar rises. Blood sugar levels can be measured using a blood glucose meter. Diabetes mellitus is a common cause of high blood sugar. Symptoms include dry mouth, thirst, frequent urination, and fatigue. Treatment includes diet, exercise, and medications

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High Blood Sugar (Hyperglycemia) Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

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insulin detemir Insulin Detemir

Insulin is a hormone that works by lowering levels of glucose (sugar) in the blood. Insulin detemir is a long-acting insulin that starts to work seve...learn more »

insulin glulisine Insulin Glulisine

Insulin is a hormone that works by lowering levels of glucose (sugar) in the blood. Insulin glulisine is a fast-acting insulin that starts to work ab...learn more »

insulin aspart and insulin aspart protamine Insulin Aspart And Insulin Aspart Protamine

Insulin is a hormone that works by lowering levels of glucose (sugar) in the blood. Insulin aspart is a fast-acting insulin. Insulin aspart protamin...learn more »

insulin aspart Insulin Aspart

Insulin is a hormone that works by lowering levels of glucose (sugar) in the blood. Insulin aspart is a fast-acting insulin that starts to work about...learn more »

insulin glargine Insulin Glargine

Insulin glargine is a long-acting insulin that starts to work several hours after injection and keeps working evenly for 24 hours...learn more »

insulin lispro and insulin lispro protamine Insulin Lispro And Insulin Lispro Protamine

Insulin is a hormone that works by lowering levels of glucose (sugar) in the blood. Insulin lispro is a fast-acting insulin. Insulin lispro protamin...learn more »

insulin isophane and insulin regular Insulin Isophane And Insulin Regular

Insulin is a hormone that works by lowering levels of glucose (sugar) in the blood. Insulin isophane is a intermediate-acting insulin. Insulin regul...learn more »

insulin lispro Insulin Lispro

Insulin is a hormone that works by lowering levels of glucose (sugar) in the blood. Insulin lispro is a fast-acting insulin that starts to work about...learn more »

insulin isophane Insulin Isophane

Insulin is a hormone that works by lowering levels of glucose (sugar) in the blood. Insulin isophane is an intermediate-acting insulin that starts to...learn more »

insulin regular, concentrated (U-500) Insulin Regular, Concentrated (U-500)

Insulin is a hormone that works by lowering levels of glucose (sugar) in the blood. Concentrated (U-500) insulin is a long-acting insulin that starts...learn more »

insulin regular Insulin Regular

Insulin is a hormone that works by lowering levels of glucose (sugar) in the blood. Regular insulin is a short-acting insulin that starts to work wit...learn more »

repaglinide (oral) Repaglinide (oral)

Repaglinide is used together with diet and exercise to improve blood sugar control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus. This medicine is not for trea...

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