tolerate


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

tolerate

(tŏl′ə-rāt′)
tr.v. toler·ated, toler·ating, toler·ates
Medicine To have tolerance for (a substance or pathogen).

tol′er·a′tive adj.
tol′er·a′tor n.

Patient discussion about tolerate

Q. When will I have the Glucose Tolerance Test? I am pregnant and wanted to know when I need to have the Glucose Tolerance Test and what is the test like.

A. The test is given between week 24 and week 28 of the pregnancy. First you drink glucose, which is very sweet. You can mix it will water to help it go down easier. Then, after an hour you will have a blood test to check your glucose levels.

Q. What Do my Oral Glucose Tolerance Test Results Mean? I had an Oral Glucose Tolerance Test last week. I am 26 weeks pregnant. The results I got are 132 mg/dL. What does this mean?

A. If your blood glucose level was greater than 130 mg/dL, your provider will likely recommend you take another diabetes screening test that requires you to fast (not eat anything) before the test. During this second test, called the 100-gram oral glucose tolerance test, your blood glucose level will be tested four times during a three-hour period after drinking the cola-like drink. If two out of the four blood tests are abnormal, you are considered to have gestational diabetes.

Q. I want to know the types of therapy to treat Bipolar Disorder. My aunty is suffering from Bipolar disorder. I couldn’t tolerate her suffering. So I want to know the types of therapy to treat this?

More discussions about tolerate
References in periodicals archive ?
The head of the central bank said that the apex bank could tolerate a very low CPI rather than an elevated one.
In the minority's view, Canadians are not inclined to tolerate the commercial exploitation of sexual activities, which is contrary to a number of values of the Canadian community, such as equality, liberty and human dignity.
New drugs that are easier to tolerate and more effective will change the way we approach this disease.
Just as you have vowed to not tolerate anyone among you who violates the honor code, you should vow not to allow a cadet to remain in your ranks whose weak character permits him to perpetrate such crimes against fellow cadets.
I have developed severe food allergies, and cannot tolerate pesticides in foods.
The courts must determine as best they can what the community would tolerate others being exposed to on the basis of the degree of harm that may flow from such exposure.
Not everyone who cannot tolerate contact lenses has corneal dystrophy.
This three-month, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial assessing the ability of these patients to continue treatment when taking risedronate found that 89 percent of the women were able to tolerate risedronate.
March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The Food and Drug Administration's Onocologic Drugs Advisory Committee has unanimously recommended that the FDA approve an injectable form of the drug Zyloprim(R) (allopurinol sodium) as a treatment for cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy -- which may produce elevated serum and urinary uric acid levels -- who cannot tolerate oral therapy with Zyloprim.
As a parent, I tolerate or put up with a lot of indiscretions from my children, but this does not imply approbation.
In 34 cases, patients either responded well to early therapy or couldn't tolerate such a drastic operation.
investigators found that patients with solid tumors could safely tolerate DaunoXome(TM) doses of up to 120mg/m2.