Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 790.29
Other abnormal glucose
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Abnormal glucose NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 790.29 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 790.29 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Abnl glucose measurement
  • Abnormal glucose level
  • Abnormal glucose measurement
  • Abnormal presence of glucose
  • Blood glucose abnormal
  • Decreased glucose level
  • Diabetes type 1 with hyperglycemia
  • Diabetes type 2 with hyperglycemia
  • DM 1 w hyperglycemia
  • DM 2 w hyperglycemia
  • Drug-induced hyperglycemia
  • Elevated hemoglobin A1c measurement
  • Glucose in blood specimen above reference range
  • Hemoglobin A1c above reference range
  • Hyperglycemia
  • Hyperglycemia (high blood sugar)
  • Hyperglycemia due to secondary diabetes mellitus
  • Hyperglycemia due to steroid
  • Hyperglycemia due to type 1 diabetes mellitus
  • Hyperglycemia due to type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • Impaired glucose tolerance
  • Impaired glucose tolerance associated with drugs
  • Impaired glucose tolerance associated with insulin receptor abnormality
  • Prediabetes
  • Random blood glucose abnormal
  • Random glucose outside reference range
  • Secondary diabetes with hyperglycemia
  • Secondary DM w hyperglycemia
  • Steroid induced hyperglycemia
Clinical Information
  • A high level of blood sugar. It is usually an indication of diabetes mellitus.
  • Abnormally high blood glucose level.
  • Abnormally high blood sugar.
  • State of latent impairment of carbohydrate metabolism in which the criteria for diabetes mellitus are not all satisfied; sometimes controllable by diet alone; called also impaired glucose tolerance and impaired fasting glucose.
Applies To
  • Abnormal glucose NOS
  • Abnormal non-fasting glucose
  • Hyperglycemia NOS
  • Pre-diabetes NOS
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 790.29 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM R73.09 Other abnormal glucose
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 790.29:
  • Abnormal, abnormality, abnormalities - see also Anomaly
    • blood sugar 790.29
    • glucose 790.29
      • in pregnancy, childbirth, or puerperium 648.8
      • fetus or newborn 775.0
      • non-fasting 790.29
  • Borderline
    • diabetes mellitus 790.29
  • Decrease, decreased
    • glucose 790.29
  • Diabetes, diabetic (brittle) (congenital) (familial) (mellitus) (severe) (slight) (without complication) 250.0
    • asymptomatic 790.29
    • borderline 790.29
    • nonclinical 790.29
    • stress 790.29
    • subclinical 790.29
    • subliminal 790.29
  • Elevation
    • blood sugar 790.29
  • Findings, (abnormal), without diagnosis (examination) (laboratory test) 796.4
    • blood sugar level 790.29
  • Hyperglycemia 790.29
    • maternal
      • affecting fetus or newborn 775.0
      • manifest diabetes in infant 775.1
    • postpancreatectomy (complete) (partial) 251.3
  • Prediabetes, prediabetic 790.29
    • complicating pregnancy, childbirth, or puerperium 648.8
  • Sugar
    • blood
  • Transient - see also condition
    • hyperglycemia (post-procedural) 790.29
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