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glucose tolerance

The ability of the body to absorb and use glucose.
See: oral glucose tolerance test
See also: tolerance
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XENDOS assessed the delay in onset of diabetes and weight loss in 3304 obese patients (BMI greater than or equal to 30) with either normal (n=2643) or impaired glucose tolerance (n=661) in a four-year, double-blind, placebo-controlled study.
Among the women with normal glucose tolerance, insulin levels in response to oral glucose were twice as high in women at high risk for sleep apnea, compared with those at low risk.
Major Finding: Higher triglyceride levels independently predicted higher cardiovascular risk in patients with stable coronary artery disease who had normal glucose tolerance, but not in those with impaired glucose tolerance or diabetes.
84 minutes or slower were four times more likely to develop impaired glucose tolerance than faster runners.
To prove that glucose tolerance is altered, we performed an intraperitoneal glucose tolerance test in fasted (12 hr) mice.
The new research builds on a wealth of data from Anderson's laboratory showing that chromium supplementation in rats improves glucose tolerance -- the ability to transport blood glucose into cells.
Lack of agreement between the World Health Organization category of impaired glucose tolerance and the American Diabetes Association category of impaired fasting glucose.
This report provides elemental information and data relating to the clinical trials on Cytomegalovirus (HHV-5) Infections/Impaired Glucose Tolerance.
The aim of this study is to examine the association between coffee consumption and the incidence of type 2 diabetes in persons with normal glucose tolerance in a population with a high incidence and prevalence of diabetes.
As a result, the researchers saw a "statistically significant improvement in glucose tolerance and insulin sensitivity in the obese mice," said Shreya Ghosh, a Ph.
A high-fat meal in people with diabetes and impaired glucose tolerance appears to trigger the passage of bacterial endotoxins through the intestinal wall, adding to the load of inflammatory cytokines that have already been implicated in the disease, Alison Harte, Ph.
Gestational impaired glucose tolerance, defined by a single abnormal value at 1 hour during the oral glucose tolerance test, is associated with many of the same adverse outcomes as gestational diabetes mellitus, including postpartum glycemia, insulin resistance, and [beta]-cell dysfunction, according to the results of a recent study.

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