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High Blood Sugar (hyperglycemia) (cont.)

A A A A high blood sugar level itself is a symptom of diabetes. However, an individual experiencing hyperglycemia may have no symptoms at all. Common symptoms can include: If hyperglycemia persists for several hours and leads to dehydration, other symptoms may develop, such as: Left untreated, hyperglycemia can lead to a condition called ketoacidosis, also known as diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) or diabetic coma. This occurs because the body has insufficient insulin to process glucose into fuel, so the body breaks down fats to use for energy. When the body breaks down fat, ketones are produced as by-products. Some ketones are eliminated via the urine, but not all. Until the patient is rehydrated, and adequate insulin action is restored, ketones remain in the blood. Ketones in the blood cause nausea, headache, fatigue, or vomiting. Symptoms include: A A A High Blood Sugar (Hyperglycemia) (cont.) If hyperglycemia persists for at least two or three days, or if ketones appear in the urine, call a doctor. Generally, people with diabetes should test their blood sugar levels at least four times a day: before meals and at bedtime (or following the schedule advised by the prescribed individual Continue reading >>

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  1. Georgen Thye

    Sometimes, there can be no sign and symptoms at all even though you’re actually experiencing a low blood sugar. This condition is called hypo unawareness which can be very dangerous. Hypo unawareness usually occur among people who has frequent hypo, this is when the brain has already gotten used the frequent occurrence of low blood sugar, making symptoms not showing.

  2. Janet McKenzie

    Originally Answered: What are the symptoms for having low blood sugar?

    In addition to the symptoms noted by Jagadish Ji, low blood sugar can also result in fatigue, irritability or moodiness, and headaches.

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  3. Nikhil Prabhu

    Originally Answered: What are the symptoms for having low blood sugar?


    Common Symptoms of Hypoglycemia includes :
    Adrenergic Symptoms :
    Hunger
    Faintness
    Weakness
    Sweating
    Palpitations
    Tremors
    Tingling
    Nervousness

    Numbness around mouth
    Neuro-glycopenic Symptoms : may require help or assistance from another person.

    Headache
    Double Vision
    Lack of co-ordination
    Inappropriate behavior
    Confusion
    seizures
    Coma

    Permanent Brain Damage & DeathSource:
    Which Anti-Diabetes Medicines can Cause Low Blood Sugars or Hypoglycemia?

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