(HY-per-gly-SEE-mee-uh) Higher than normal amount of glucose (a type of sugar) in the blood. Hyperglycemia can be a sign of diabetes or other conditions. Also called high blood sugar .
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A condition in which blood glucose levels are too high. Symptoms include frequent urination increased thirst, and weight loss despite increased appetite.
See high blood glucose.
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