Hyperglycemia

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Etiology

Endocrinopathies

  • Diabetes mellitus, Cushing's syndrome, acromegaly, pheochromocytoma, glucagonoma, somatostatinoma
Drugs
  • Glucocorticoids, thiazides, phenytoin, niacin, oral contraceptives, pentamidine
Pancreatic insufficiency
  • Subtotal pancreatectomy, chronic pancreatitis, hemochromatosis ("bronze diabetes"), cystic fibrosis, hemosiderosis
Other
  • Gestational diabetes, cirrhosis, Schmidt syndrome (polyglandular failure: Addison's disease, autoimmune thyroiditis, diabetes)

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Last updated: December 1, 2014