Treating High Blood Sugar | Hyperglycemia | Nucleus Health

by birtanpublished on September 16, 2020

this video will teach you how to manage and treat high blood sugar please watch the entire video before treating your high blood sugar after you eat food that contains carbohydrates your body breaks it down into a sugar called glucose your

Body makes a hormone called insulin that helps you either use or store blood sugar when you have diabetes your body does not make enough insulin or cannot use the insulin it makes properly this can cause you to have too much sugar in

Your blood which is a condition called hyperglycemia hyperglycemia can happen when you do not take enough insulin or diabetes medicine take other medicines that increase blood sugar eat more food or carbohydrates than you usually do do

Not get enough exercise or physical activity get sick injured or have surgery have emotional stress such as family or work problems or have changes to hormone levels such as during menstrual periods

if you have hyperglycemia or your blood sugar is too high you may feel very thirsty and have to urinate a lot you may also feel very tired and notice your vision is blurry if you do not treat

Hyperglycemia your blood sugar may build up to a dangerously high level requiring you to seek immediate emergency care the first step to understanding how to treat high blood sugar is knowing your normal blood sugar target range

If you feel or notice symptoms of hyperglycemia be sure to check your blood sugar level right away if your blood sugar is above your target range make sure you drink plenty of water or other sugar-free liquids to stay

Hydrated take your insulin or diabetes medication the way your healthcare provider says you should do not take extra medication without first checking with your health care provider check your blood sugar every

Four hours follow your normal meal plan and increase your physical activity or exercise if you can do not exercise if your blood sugar is above 240 exercise may make your blood sugar level go even higher contact your health care provider

If your blood sugar stays above your target range or you notice the following symptoms that may need immediate treatment shortness of breath breath that smells fruity or your mouth feels very dry you can help prevent

Hyperglycemia by regularly checking your blood sugar following your normal meal plan taking your diabetes medication as prescribed by your doctor controlling stress and exercising regularly

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