15-How to treat high blood sugar (hyperglycaemia)

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In most cases it is easy to treat high blood sugar (hyperglycaemia):

  1. Measure your blood glucose
  2. Take insulin
  3. Measure your blood glucose again,
  4. 2 hours later

When you measure the second time, your number should have gone down.INTROF

If not, you must inject again.

If your blood sugar is very high (more than 22mmol), you must see a doctor or nurse quickly. You need their help to treat a serious case of high blood sugar.

It can’t be treated at home.