Basic Summary for Impaired glucose tolerance


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Main name of condition: Impaired glucose tolerance
Other names or spellings: IGT, pre-diabetes


What is Impaired glucose tolerance?
  Brief description of Impaired glucose tolerance: Mild glucose metabolism problems not severe enough to be called diabetes.
  Parent types of Impaired glucose tolerance: Diabetes, Pancreas conditions
  Organs Affected by Impaired glucose tolerance: pancreas, metabolism
  Types of Impaired glucose tolerance: Impaired Fasting Glucose, Gestational Impaired Glucose Tolerance
How many people get Impaired glucose tolerance?
  Prevalance of Impaired glucose tolerance: estimated 41 million people aged 40-74 have pre-diabetes in the US 1988-94 (National Diabetes Statistics fact sheet, NIDDK, 2003)
  Prevalance Rate of Impaired glucose tolerance: approx 1 in 6 or 15.07% or 41 million people in USA [about data]
How serious is Impaired glucose tolerance?
  Complications of Impaired glucose tolerance: see complications of Impaired glucose tolerance
What causes Impaired glucose tolerance?
  Causes of Impaired glucose tolerance: see causes of Impaired glucose tolerance
What are the symptoms of Impaired glucose tolerance?
  Symptoms of Impaired glucose tolerance: see symptoms of Impaired glucose tolerance
How is it treated?
  Treatments for Impaired glucose tolerance: see treatments for Impaired glucose tolerance

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