Glucose intolerance

Glucose intolerance is an umbrella term for metabolic conditions which result in higher than normal blood glucose levels – hyperglycemia. Impaired Glucose Tolerance means that blood glucose is raised beyond normal levels, but not high enough to warrant a diabetes diagnosis. Efterhånden kan man ikke lave nok insulin, og blodglukose stiger specielt efter man har spist.

Dette kaldes glukose intolerance og kan senere lede til type 2 . Impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) is a pre-diabetic state of hyperglycemia that is associated with insulin resistance and increased risk of cardiovascular . Several distinct disorders of glucose tolerance exist. The most widely used classification of diabetes mellitus (DM) and allied categories of .

Routine evaluation in an ambulatory setting is feasible for most patients. Patients with acute decompensation due to glucose intolerance or any . A glucose tolerance test measures how well your body is able to process glucose, or sugar. Your doctor can use it to diagnose diabetes. Glucose intolerance is a medical condition that predisposes you to developing diabetes in the future.

But this does not mean that diabetes is . If you have pre-diabetes (impaired glucose tolerance), your blood sugar (glucose) is raised beyond the normal range but it is not so high that you have diabetes.