Hyperglycemia is a condition in which your blood sugar, or blood glucose, is too high. It is especially a problem for people with diabetes. An HbA1c blood test can confirm the diagnosis. Symptoms include thirst, fatigue, weight loss, blurry vision, frequent urination, and more. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how hyperglycemia is caused, its symptoms, how to treat it, and much more.
Hyperglycemia and Diabetes
Hyperglycemia, or high blood sugar, is a serious problem in diabetes. WebMD explains the causes and prevention of this condition.
Diabetes and Weight Loss
Find out how to lose weight -- through diet and exercise -- when living with diabetes.
Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA)
WebMD explains diabetic ketoacidosis, a serious condition that results from having high blood sugars for too long.
Strategies to Control Your Diabetes
If you've just been diagnosed with diabetes, you can still keep up with the things you love while you take care of yourself.
Slideshows & Images
Celebrities With Diabetes
This WebMD slideshow focuses on celebrities with type 1 or type 2 diabetes including Larry King, Salma Hayek, and Nick Jonas from The Jonas Brothers.
A Visual Guide to Type 2 Diabetes
WebMD offers a pictorial overview of the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of type 2 diabetes.