impaired glucose tolerance

borderline diabetes, latent diabetes, condition characterized by blood sugar levels that are abnormally high but not high enough to qualify as diabetes, IGT (Medicine)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Impaired glucose tolerance — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = ICD10 = ICD10|R|73|0|r|70 ICD9 = ICD9|271.3, ICD9|790.22 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = D018149 Impaired Glucose Tolerance (IGT) is a pre diabetic state …   Wikipedia

  • impaired glucose tolerance — (IGT) see glucose tolerance test …   Medical dictionary

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  • impaired glucose tolerance — noun Medicine a condition in which blood sugar levels are higher than normal, considered to be a major risk factor for type 2 diabetes Also, IGT …   Australian English dictionary

  • Glucose tolerance test — Intervention MeSH D005951 A glucose tolerance test is a medical test in which glucose is given and blood samples taken afterward to determine how quickly it is cleared from the blood …   Wikipedia

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  • glucose tolerance test — oral glucose tolerance test the gold standard diagnostic test for diabetes mellitus and the related condition, impaired glucose tolerance (IGT). After an overnight fast the blood sugar level is measured (the fasting level). The patient is then… …   The new mediacal dictionary

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  • glucose tolerance — ability of the body to properly metabolize an administered glucose load; see also impaired glucose t., and see glucose tolerance test, under test …   Medical dictionary

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