Prevention of Hyperglycemic Hyperosmolar Nonketotic Syndrome


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Prevention list: Methods of prevention of Hyperglycemic Hyperosmolar Nonketotic Syndrome mentioned in various sources includes those listed below. This prevention information is gathered from various sources, and may be inaccurate or incomplete. None of these methods guarantee prevention of Hyperglycemic Hyperosmolar Nonketotic Syndrome.

  • Blood sugar control - The only prevention is to control blood sugars. Avoiding going high for prolonged periods will avoid HHNS. Monitoring blood sugars usually means that no-one gets HHNS once they are diabetic. HHNS only occurs in diabetics if they neglect basic blood sugar monitoring.
  • Careful blood sugar control - Tricky days include Sick days, injury, surgery, etc. You can get HHNS on days where the blood sugars get too high, like sick days, surgery recovery, or high stress. So make sure to monitor blood sugars more carefully on these high-risk days.

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