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Your doctor or diabetes care team will give you goals for your blood glucose (sugar) and recommend ways to treat high blood glucose. Here are some general guidelines for treating it.
Follow these steps if your blood glucose is over the target range set by your doctor. For example, that might be over 11.0 mmol/L for two or more readings a few hours apart.
Follow these steps if your blood glucose is extremely high—for example, over 34.0 mmol/L. Some blood glucose meters read only levels up to about 22.0 mmol/L.
After your blood glucose level has returned to a target range:
Adaptation Date: 1/4/2023
Adapted By: Alberta Health Services
Adaptation Reviewed By: Alberta Health Services
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