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Treatments for Impaired glucose tolerance

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Prompt treatment of prediabetes can often reverse high glucose levels in the blood (hyperglycemia) and help to minimize the risk of developing type 2 diabetes and other serious complications, such as cardiovascular disease.

An important cornerstone of the prevention or treatment of prediabetes is to achieve and maintain a healthy weight. Studies have shown that losing just 5 percent to 7 percent of body weight dramatically lowers the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Increasing physical activity is important as well because it lowers insulin resistance and helps the body to use insulin more effectively.

Good treatment also consists of a well integrated plan that includes regular physical examinations and testing of glucose levels and monitoring of blood glucose levels with a home glucose monitoring system. It also includes learning how to count carbohydrates and ensuring that an appropriated number of grams of carbohydrates are eaten as a part of a low-fat, high-fiber, well-balanced diet.

For some people who are at a high risk of developing type 2 diabetes or have coexisting conditions, such as cardiovascular disease, oral medications may also be prescribed. These can include metformin, which works to lower blood glucose in several ways. It slows the absorption of glucose from food in the small intestine, and aids the body in using insulin more effectively. It also prevents the liver, which stores extra glucose, from releasing glucose into the bloodstream.

Treatment of prediabetes also includes preventing and managing other health conditions, such as hypertension and high cholesterol. This helps to minimize serious long-term complications, such as cardiovascular disease and stroke.

Treatment List for Impaired glucose tolerance

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