Symptoms of hyperglycemia
If your blood glucose is high, you may feel some of the symptoms of hyperglycemia:
- Need to urinate often
- Dry skin
- Blurry vision
- Slow healing injury or infection
- Very thirsty
Common causes of high blood glucose
- Too much carbohydrate/sugar
- Too little insulin
Treating high blood glucose
- Test blood glucose.
- If it has been more than 3 hours since the last insulin injection, give insulin according to your correction scale.
- If blood sugar is over 350 mg/dL 3 hours after giving correction dose, or the child is sick or vomiting, test urine for ketones.