Excessive blood glucose. Fasting hyperglycaemia is blood glucose above a desirable level after a person has fasted for at least 8 hours. Postprandial hyperglycaemia is blood glucose above a desirable level 1 to 2 hours after eating.
(Humans as organisms) Greek for 'too much sugar in the blood'
(= hyperglycemia (USA)) An excess of plasma glucose that can arise through a deficiency in insulin production. See diabetes mellitus, diabetes insipidus.
(hyper- + Gr. glykys sweet +haima blood + -ia) abnormally increased content of sugar in the blood.Found on http://users.ugent.be/~rvdstich/eugloss/DIC/dictio40.html
<biochemistry> Too high a level of glucose (sugar) in the blood, a sign that diabetes is out of control. ... It occurs when the body does not have enough insulin or cannot use the insulin it does have to turn glucose into energy. Hyperglycaemia may be seen in diabetes mellitus, Cushing's disease and Cushing's syndrome. ... Signs of hyperglyca...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
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Excess of sugar in the blood, usually associated with diabetes
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High blood sugar.
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Higher blood glucose level than normal
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hyperglycemia, hyperglycaemia 1. An abnormally high blood sugar usually associated with diabetes. 2. An elevated level specifically of the sugar glucose in the blood. Hyperglycemia is often found in diabetes mellitus. It occurs when the body does not have enough insulin or cannot use the insulin it has to turn glucose into energy.Found on http://www.wordinfo.info/words/index/info/view_unit/721/2
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