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Definition of "antihyperglycemic" [antihyperglycemic]

  • Tending to reduce hyperglycemia (high blood sugar, characteristic of diabetes). (adjective)
  • Such a medication (noun)

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Use "antihyperglycemic" in a sentence
  • "“Low-glycemic index diets may be useful as part of the strategy to improve glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes taking antihyperglycemic medications.”"
  • "The participants, who were treated with antihyperglycemic medications, were randomly assigned to receive 1 of the 2 diet treatments for 6 months."
  • "Over two to five years of follow-up through Kaiser's medical records database, 42% of those patients saw their A1c rise above 7. 5% or added or switched to another antihyperglycemic agent, which the researchers defined as secondary failure of metformin."