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In simple terms, hypoglycemia is the condition caused by a low level of blood glucose, whereas hyperglycemia is the condition caused by a high level of blood glucose.

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What is the difference between hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia?


What is the difference between hyperglycemia and hypoglicemia?

Hyperglycemia is high blood sugar and hypoglycemia is low blood sugar

Does hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia only occur in diabetic people?

Hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia can occur in others. It can be seen in premature infants.

What are the symptoms and treatment of hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia?


Why is hypoglycemia worse than hyperglycemia?

Hypoglycemia can kill you faster. Also, it leads to confusion and unconsciousness which can make it harder to get help.

Does hypoglycemia make a person thirsty?

It shouldn't do. Hyperglycemia could make you thirsty (your body attempts to dilute the sugar level of your blood by making you drink more), hypoglycemia should not.

Who are brittle diabetics?

subgroup of Type I where patients have frequent and rapid swings of blood sugar levels between hyperglycemia (a condition where there is too much glucose or sugar in the blood) and hypoglycemia

Does beta blockers cause hyperglycemia?

beta blocker cause hyperglycemia by inhibiting the glycogenolysis pathway during the energy formation.

What is relation between hypoglycemia and hypertension?

I don't think there is a relationship between hypoglycemia and hypertension?

What can glucose tests detect?

increased blood glucose (hyperglycemia), decreased blood glucose (hypoglycemia), increased glucose in the urine (glycosuria), and decreased glucose in CSF, serous, and synovial fluid glucose.

What's the difference between a normal and high blood sugar level?

The mean normal blood glucose level in humans is about 4 mM (4 mmol/L or 72 mg/dL, A persistently high level is referred to as hyperglycemia; low levels are referred to as hypoglycemia.

Does hypoglycemia have a hyphen between the o and g?

No, not usually.