Hyperglycemia is a state in which blood glucose levels are high. It occurs when the insulin levels are low, and the body cannot use the insulin present in the body. The symptoms associated with hyperglycemia are increased glucose levels in urine, frequent urination, and increased thirst.
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My blood sugar temporarily rose after breakfast, which reduced after one hour. How to manage it?
Query: Hello doctor, Can temporary hyperglycemia affect our body? For example, after two hours of breakfast, I had a sugar level of 260 mg/dL, and after one hour, the reading was 120 mg/dL. Does it affect my body, and how can I manage this problem? Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. A single instance may not affect as it could be because of diet. However, such repeated episodes must be examined and investigated to rule out any medical condition and treat them accordingly. Also, watch your diet.... Read Full »
My blood report shows estimated average glucose levels of 160 mg/dL. What does it signify?
Query: Hello doctor, I had a recent blood test, and my report shows estimated average glucose levels of 160 mg/dL and HPLC of 7.2 %. What does it signify? Can I cure this condition without any treatment? Kindly help. Thank you. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concern. From your history, it seems like you have diabetes. You will need medication for the same. Consult a specialist doctor, talk with them, and take medications with their consent. 1. Test fasting blood sugar (FBS) and pos... Read Full »
Why is my ketone value marked in red?
Query: Hi doctor, I am currently looking at my urinalysis results. There is something that I am trying to understand. My ketone is 40 mg/dL and marked with a red square flag. What does this mean? Should I be worried or concerned about this? When this test was performed they told me that everything was nor... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The ketones can be positive under certain conditions. The most important ones are starvation for long hours, hyperglycemia (extremely high blood sugar) and alcoholism (too much consumption). What I understand is that all the values are in normal range and only k... Read Full »