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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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"Early treatment of youth with impaired glucose tolerance or type 2 diabetes may require other medications alone or in combination or for longer periods of time to combat the severe insulin resistance of puberty and arrest progressive loss of beta-cell function," Sonia Caprio, MD, said at the World Congress on Insulin Resistance, Diabetes & Cardiovascular Disease.
About 10 to 12 years after the first fasting glucose test, researchers invited participants to have another oral glucose tolerance test.
Many cases of concurrent diabetes and or patients having impaired glucose tolerance test results have been reported in lichen planus,8-12 but this association has not been supported in other studies.13,14 We decided to evaluate the frequency of impaired glucose metabolism in our population, and for comparison we have used the study conducted on a general population in Iran by Azizi et al.15
The researchers observed no significant differences between treatment groups at baseline, 12 months, or 15 months in ?-cell function, body mass index (BMI) percentile, hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c), fasting glucose, or oral glucose tolerance test two-hour glucose results.
Glimepiride Treatment Causes an Impairment in Glucose Tolerance. In order to minimize stress to the animals, we chose to administer glimepiride in chow.
The diagnosis of active disease was based on the clinical features of acromegaly, failure of GH suppression to below 1 [micro]g/l in response to a 75 g oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT), plasma IGF-1 levels above the age-appropriate reference range, and radiological evidence of a pituitary tumor.
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.
KEY WORDS: Coronary artery disease, Framingham risk score, Impaired glucose tolerance, OGTT.
We used the following search terms: "gestational" or "pregnant" and "impaired glucose tolerance" or "IGT" and "large for gestational age" or "LGA".
(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.
They studied the metabolic and health effects of chronically consuming HFCS, sugar and honey in people with impaired glucose tolerance (pre-diabetes) and in people 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.

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