The blood sugar level of the body tells the amount of glucose in it. Glucose is the type of sugar that provides energy for the body.
We obtain glucose from what we eat and it gets distributed to the cells in the body.
High blood sugar (hyperglycemia) occurs when the body cannot use glucose properly (type 2 diabetes), or it doesn’t have enough amount of it (type 1 diabetes).
If this condition lasts longer, like, for months or years, it will permanently damage certain body parts, such as the kidneys, blood vessels, nerves, and eyes.
In diabetics, the blood sugar levels can be increased due to various different factors, including: