Chronic hyperglycemia

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What is chronic hyperglycemia?

Chronic hyperglycemia at levels more than slightly above normal can produce serious complications and prediabetes, a state that occurs when a person's blood glucose levels are higher than normal but not high enough for a diagnosis of diabetes.

Common symptoms reported by people with chronic hyperglycemia

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with chronic hyperglycemia

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Xanax)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Celexa)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Norco)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Ativan)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Metformin ER)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
chronic hyperglycemia (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Zocor)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Walking and Stretching)
Type
Exercise
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1) stress (1)

Data from patients with chronic hyperglycemia, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with chronic hyperglycemia

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Xanax)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Celexa)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
increased anxiety
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Norco)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Ativan)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Metformin ER)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
chronic hyperglycemia (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Zocor)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Walking and Stretching)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
depressed mood (1) stress (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with chronic hyperglycemia, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has chronic hyperglycemia on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 4
30s 10
40s 24
50s 32
60s 26
70+ 4
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 3
20-29 years 4
30-39 years 4
40-49 years 9
50-59 years 3
60-69 years 3
70+ years 1

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 39
Female 61

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 50
Not Diagnosed 13

These charts show data from chronic hyperglycemia patients who have completed their condition history
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