Definitions

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  • adj. Having excessively high blood sugar.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Relating to or affected with hyperglycemia.

Etymologies

hyperglycemia +‎ -ic (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The only question mark at all on exercise is whether very intense exercise may dangerously lower glucose in patients on insulin or other hyperglycemic drugs (which simply calls for adjusting medication or popping some glucose before exercising) or, paradoxically, induce a stress reaction causing a glucose spike.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Are Carbs Worse than Fat?

  • For one of the recently-developed oral hyperglycemic drugs saxagliptin we are running a very large study, 16,500 people at 800 centers, with a leading cardiology group in Boston.

    Riva Greenberg: Changing Whole Towns to Reduce Type 2 Diabetes: Itamar Raz

  • The only question mark at all on exercise is whether very intense exercise may dangerously lower glucose in patients on insulin or other hyperglycemic drugs which simply calls for adjusting medication or popping some glucose before exercising or, paradoxically, induce a stress reaction causing a glucose spike.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Are Carbs Worse than Fat?

  • The wedding guests of all the other cakes in this post must have been rushed to the hospital afterwards in hyperglycemic shock!

    And Now, MORE Weird Wedding Cakes

  • An antidote, then, is a summery sweet thing that doesn't send you into hyperglycemic shock: a lemon sorbet.

    Lemon and Basil Sorbet

  • While trying to balance insulin injections with the amount of their food intake, people with type 1 must be constantly prepared for potential hypoglycemic (low blood sugar) and hyperglycemic (high blood sugar) reactions, both of which are life-threatening.

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  • By eating at a consistent time, Orr dramatically decreased the risk of his glucose levels becoming too high (hyperglycemic) or too low (hypoglycemic).

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  • Eugene Coleman, who is hyperglycemic, was trapped in the Pennsylvania jam for 20 hours while on his way home to Hartford, Conn., from visiting his terminally ill mother in Georgia, along with his girlfriend and pregnant daughter.

    From the WSJ Opinion Archive

  • “Benfotiamine blocks three major pathways of hyperglycemic damage and prevents experimental diabetic retinopathy.”

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  • Yes, and being hypoglycemic (low blood sugar) is much more dangerous for your health than hyperglycemic (high blood sugar).

    TNR Article: Being Sedintary Is Bad For You, Not Being Fat

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