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View in Spanish: Hiperglucemia

Hyperglycemia (HY-per-gly-SEE-mee-uh)
Higher than normal amount of glucose (a type of sugar) in the blood. Hyperglycemia can be a sign of diabetes or other conditions. Also called high blood sugar.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.