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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Abnormally high blood sugar usually associated with diabetes.

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  • More often, chronic, long-term hyperglycemia can lead to health complications, including vision damage and nerve, kidney and heart disease.
  • Answer Diabetes mellitus is defined as hyperglycemia, i.e. excess sugar in the blood.
  • Meanwhile, excess glucose in the bloodstream, a condition known as hyperglycemia, damages blood vessels and nerves, and may eventually cause problems throughout the body.
  • Thirty years ago, hyperglycemia was considered the safer of the two extremes. for more
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