Causes High Blood Glucose – How to Treat High Blood Glucose

By | Jul 23, 2017

Blood Glucose, High
There are a lot of causes high blood glucose. We will tell you how to treat high blood glucose. Too much glucose in the blood is called hyperglycemia or high blood glucose. High blood glucose is one of the signs of diabetes. Over time, high blood glucose can damage your eyes, kidneys, heart, nerves, and blood vessels.

Causes High Blood Glucose – How to Treat High Blood Glucose

Causes of High Blood Glucose

• You ate too much food.
• You ate too much food.
• You ate too much carbohydrate.
• You took too little insulin.
• You did not take your insulin.
• You didn’t take the proper dosage of your diabetes medicine.
• You did not take your diabetes medicines.
• You are sick.
• You feel stressed.
• You skipped your usual exercise or activity.High blood glucose is harder to sense than low blood glucose. If your glucose is very high, you may feel some of the following signs.

Signs Of High Blood Glucose

• Headache
• Blurry vision
• Thirst
• Hunger
• Upset stomach
• Frequent urination
• Dry, itchy skin

You may not be able to tell that your glucose is too high by these signs alone. The only sure way to know is to check your blood glucose (see Blood Glucose, Self-Checks). Your glucose reading will help you decide what to do.

Read More: A1C Blood Sugar Test – A1C Test Measures The Glycohemoglobin

How to Treat High Blood Glucose

If your blood glucose is above your target range or between 180 and 250 mg/dl.

1. Do as your doctor has advised you. You may have been told to try one of the following:
* A small extra dose of short-acting insulin
* A smaller upcoming meal or snack

2. Check your blood glucose again after 1–2 hours. If your blood glucose stays above 250 mg/dl.

Check for signs of diabetic ketoacidosis (see Urine Ketone Test). If you have any of the signs, call your doctor right away.

If your blood glucose stays above 350 mg/dl Call your doctor.
If your blood glucose stays above 500 mg/dl Call your doctor and have someone take you to a hospital emergency room right away.

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