impaired fasting glucose

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impaired fasting glucose

Abbreviation: IFG
Abnormal glucose metabolism demonstrated by the presence of a fasting blood sugar that is greater than 100 mg/dl, but less than 126 mg/dL.
See also: glucose
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In terms of disease type, the diabetes drugs market has been segmented into type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, gestational diabetes, and impaired glucose tolerance and impaired fasting glycaemia. Type 2 diabetes has accounted for highest market share due to increasing disposable income and rising prevalence of obesity.
Pathophysiology and aetiology of impaired fasting glycaemia and impaired glucose tolerance: does it matter for prevention and treatment of type 2 diabetes?
Vaag, "Pathophysiology and aetiology of impaired fasting glycaemia and impaired glucose tolerance: does it matter for prevention and treatment of type 2 diabetes?," Diabetologia, vol.
A clinical trial of treating impaired fasting glycaemia by metformin.
Patients with impaired fasting glycaemia also showed a poor functional outcome and a lower rate of discharge to home after acute stroke [34].
Alberti, "Impaired glucose tolerance and impaired fasting glycaemia: the current status on definition and intervention," Diabetic Medicine, vol.
Borch-Johnsen, "Impaired fasting glycaemia vs impaired glucose tolerance: similar impairment of pancreatic alpha and beta cell function but differential roles of incretin hormones and insulin action," Diabetologia, vol.
Because 2-h plasma glucose results were not available, dysglycaemia was defined as the presence of diabetes or impaired fasting glycaemia (IFG).
Impaired fasting glycaemia (IFG) was defined as FPG [greater than or equal to] 6.1 mmol [l.sup.-L] [22].
The American Diabetes Association (ADA) defines pre-diabetes as a fasting plasmaglucose (FPG) [greater than or equal to]5.6 mmol/l but <7.0 mmol/l, which is termed impaired fasting glycaemia (IFG), or an abnormal 2-hour response to a 75 g oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) of at least 7.8 mmol/l and <11.1 mmol/l, which is termed impaired glucose tolerance (IGT), or an [HbA.sub.1c] of 5.7 - 6.4%.

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