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Due to the modern lifestyle, having sugar has become a common thing. If the sugar becomes excessive, then this condition is known as hyperglycemia or high blood glucose. In such a situation, there is not enough insulin in the body to reduce excess sugar. Hyperglycemia can usually be caused by consuming more carbohydrates, lack of physical activity, more stress, and the use of non-diabetic drugs like steroids. On reaching the condition of hyperglycemia, drinking water or walking for a while can provide some relief. If the condition improves even after this, then the doctor should be contacted immediately.

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Today, in this article, you will know what to do to control sugar when it is high -

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  2. When to see a doctor?
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Too much sugar can cause many serious problems. In such a situation, it is necessary to control the sugar on time. For this drink water immediately or keep yourself hydrated. Take insulin or medicines on the advice of a doctor. Come, let us know in detail about the ways to control sugar immediately -

Take insulin

The problem of hyperglycemia i.e. high blood sugar occurs when the amount of insulin in the body is either low or the body is not able to use insulin properly. In such a situation, you can know about fast-acting insulin by contacting the doctor.

Not only this, check the sugar level after 15 to 20 minutes of taking insulin so that it can be known whether the blood sugar level is decreasing after taking insulin or not. Intramuscular injection is considered most effective in case of hyperglycemia leading to diabetic ketoacidosis or dehydration.

Whereas, inhalable insulin is a powdered form of rapid-acting insulin, which can be delivered directly to the lungs with the help of an inhaler. Although, according to research, it is not better than injectable insulin, it is effective in reducing blood sugar levels.

Also, it is costlier than injectable insulin. It is not a good option for asthma patients, patients with active lung cancer, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

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Exercise

Exercise is the most effective way to reduce high blood sugar fast. It remains effective for 24 hours or after exercise. Actually, by exercising, the body needs glucose for energy. In this situation, the cells deliver glucose to the muscles, and the blood sugar level drops.

In this condition, the patient should do such exercise, due to which the heart pumps faster. This includes brisk walkingcycling, or swimming. During this, also keep in mind that if the patient's blood sugar level is more than 240 mg/dL, then he must get a urine test done.

If ketones are found in urine, then exercise should not be done. In this condition, the blood sugar level can increase further. At the same time, to know how much exercise is affecting your blood sugar level, the patient can do a blood sugar test regularly before and after exercise.

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Drink water

Water intake can play an important role in controlling the sugar level, as it helps to flush out glucose from the body. In such a situation, you need to stay hydrated. A maximum amount of water should be consumed in case of hyperglycemia or high blood sugar level.

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Take medicine

To reduce the high blood sugar level, the doctor may also ask to take some medicines, such as -

  • Symlin (pramlintide injection) - It reduces the level of digestive hormones that increase blood sugar.
  • Precose (acarbose) and alpha-glucosidase inhibitors - These drugs can lower blood sugar levels by helping the body break down starchy foods and sugars.
  • Metformin (biguanide) - This medicine reduces the amount of sugar made by the liver and absorbed by the large intestine. This increases the sensitivity of the body toward insulin.

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According to researchers at the University of Michigan, if the blood sugar level is 300 mg/dL or more, a doctor should be contacted immediately. Along with this, even if the following symptoms are seen, one should go to the doctor immediately -

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If high blood sugar level i.e. hyperglycemia is not treated on time, there can be other serious problems along with nerves, tissue, and organ damage. In such a situation, it is necessary to control the high blood sugar level immediately. For this, sugar can be controlled immediately by exercising, taking insulin, or keeping yourself hydrated. On the other hand, if the symptoms of hyperglycemia appear repeatedly or if the sugar level is 300 mg/dL and above, the doctor should be contacted immediately.

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