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Understanding Hyperglycemia: Its Role in Diabetes and Impact on Body Function

What is Hyperglycemia? - Suntree Endocrinology in Melbourne, FL - Dr. Ruben Pipek

Hyperglycemia means high glucose in the blood. Your body needs glucose to properly function. Your cells rely on glucose for energy. Hyperglycemia is a defining characteristic of diabetes—when the blood glucose level is too high because the body isn’t properly using or doesn’t make the hormone insulin.

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