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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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17) Thus, long-term prophylaxis with this a-glucosidase inhibitor in high-risk individuals with impaired glucose tolerance could provide a pharmacological option, along with lifestyle modification, to help reduce the burden of type 2 diabetes.
Average change in body weight, whole-body fat, fasting plasma glucose and 2-hour oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) were significantly improved following exercise training.
All patients without a prior diagnosis of diabetes underwent assessment with an oral glucose tolerance test, following the 2007 recommendation.
Among 602 adults with impaired glucose tolerance and other risk factors for diabetes, the rate of progressing to diabetes during 2 years of follow-up was 5% in those who took daily oral pioglitazone, compared with 17% in those who took placebo, said Dr.
Investigators evaluated metabolic function and outcomes in a cohort of more than 360 women stratified by glucose tolerance status during pregnancy.
Using the FBG test alone, only 9% met the diagnostic criteria for prediabetes, compared with 24% of those who were screened by both the FBG and 2-hour oral glucose tolerance tests.
5 patients treated with pioglitazone for impaired glucose tolerance, Dr.
In the present study, clinical data of hyperthyroidism patients with either normal glucose tolerance (TNGT), hyperthyroidism with impaired glucose regulation (TIGR), or diabetes (TDM) were collected.
13) If patients were not diabetic, an Oral Glucose Tolerance Test (OGTT) was performed in the morning after an overnight fast as recommended by the National Diabetes Data Group.
The study consisted of two groups: 27 volunteers with glucose intolerance and 28 volunteers with normal glucose tolerance.
In order to complement the diagnosis of prediabetic states such as impaired glucose tolerance, it is necessary to identify and quantify disease-specific biomarkers that provide more information than the currently used glycemic measures.
Screening can be done by measuring glycated hemoglobin A1c or fasting glucose or with a glucose tolerance test.

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