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What is Impaired glucose tolerance?

What is Impaired glucose tolerance?

Prediabetes is a condition that is marked by high blood sugar levels. IN prediabetes, blood sugar levels, ...more »

  • Impaired glucose tolerance: Mild glucose metabolism problems not severe enough to be called diabetes.

Impaired glucose tolerance: Introduction

Types of Impaired glucose tolerance:

Types of Impaired glucose tolerance:

  • Impaired Fasting Glucose
  • Gestational Impaired Glucose Tolerance - like IGT, but GIGT is caused by pregnancy, and is thus probably a mild form of gestational diabetes; see the discussion of gestational diabetes.
  • more types...»

Broader types of Impaired glucose tolerance:

How many people get Impaired glucose tolerance?

Prevalance of Impaired glucose tolerance: estimated 41 million people aged 40-74 have pre-diabetes in the US 1988-94 (National Diabetes Statistics fact sheet, NIDDK, 2003)
Prevalance Rate of Impaired glucose tolerance: approx 1 in 6 or 15.07% or 41 million people in USA [about data]

How serious is Impaired glucose tolerance?

Complications of Impaired glucose tolerance: see complications of Impaired glucose tolerance

What causes Impaired glucose tolerance?

Causes of Impaired glucose tolerance: see causes of Impaired glucose tolerance
Risk factors for Impaired glucose tolerance: see risk factors for Impaired glucose tolerance

What are the symptoms of Impaired glucose tolerance?

Symptoms of Impaired glucose tolerance: see symptoms of Impaired glucose tolerance

Complications of Impaired glucose tolerance: see complications of Impaired glucose tolerance

Impaired glucose tolerance: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Impaired glucose tolerance.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Impaired glucose tolerance.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Impaired glucose tolerance: Endocrinologist, Internist, Family Practice Physician ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Impaired glucose tolerance.
Treatments for Impaired glucose tolerance: see treatments for Impaired glucose tolerance
Alternative treatments for Impaired glucose tolerance: see alternative treatments for Impaired glucose tolerance
Research for Impaired glucose tolerance: see research for Impaired glucose tolerance

Organs Affected by Impaired glucose tolerance:

Organs and body systems related to Impaired glucose tolerance include:

Name and Aliases of Impaired glucose tolerance

Main name of condition: Impaired glucose tolerance

Other names or spellings for Impaired glucose tolerance:

IGT, pre-diabetes, Glucose intolerance

Impaired glucose tolerance: Related Conditions

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