Hyperglycaemia

Hyper =high / glyc = glucose / aemia = of the blood

Abnormally high blood sugar, a condition which is usually associated with diabetes.

The normal range for blood glucose is generally considered to be between 3 mmol/L and 8 mmol/L or 55 mg/dL and 145 mg/dL, although it may be higher than this after a meal.  As a rule, even after a meal blood sugar should never get over 11 mmol/L or 200 mg/dL.

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