impaired glucose tolerance

noun

Medical Definition of impaired glucose tolerance

: a condition in which an individual has higher than normal levels of glucose in the blood upon fasting or following a carbohydrate-rich meal or ingestion of a glucose test solution but not high enough to be diagnostic of diabetes mellitus

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“Impaired glucose tolerance.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/impaired%20glucose%20tolerance. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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