Hyperglycemia - infants

High blood sugar - infants; High blood glucose level - infants

Hyperglycemia is abnormally high blood sugar. The medical term for blood sugar is blood glucose.

This article discusses hyperglycemia in infants. Hyperglycemia can occur at any age.


Islets of Langerhans contain beta cells and are located within the pancreas. Beta cells produce insulin. Insulin is the main hormone in the body that regulates glucose.



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