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Hyperglycaemia

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Introduction
Hyperglycaemia occurs when the body can't remove glucose (sugar) from the blood and turn it into energy. It usually only happens in people with diabetes.
Causes of hyperglycaemia
Hyperglycaemia is an increase in blood glucose (sugar) levels. It most commonly occurs in people with diabetes.
Treating hyperglycaemia
How you treat hyperglycaemia will depend on what type of diabetes you have, and how you have been advised to manage your blood glucose levels.
Complications of hyperglycaemia
If left untreated, hyperglycaemia can lead to serious complications that can be life-threatening.