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hyperglycemia, hyperglycaemia
1. An abnormally high blood sugar level in the body which is usually associated with diabetes.
2. An elevated level specifically of the sugar glucose in the blood.

Hyperglycemia is often found in diabetes mellitus. It occurs when the body does not have enough insulin or cannot use the insulin it has to turn glucose into energy.

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