When you hear, “impaired fasting glucose” or “impaired glucose tolerance” it means that the warning lights for diabetes have started to flicker. Once this prediabetes is diagnosed, diabetes could follow.
When blood glucose levels are higher than normal, but not high enough for to be called diabetic.
This warning would serve to prevent the onset of diabetes. Patients can prevent the development of diabetes by following the doctor’s recommendations. This could be as simple as losing weight, exercising or dieting.
Medicine considers 80 to 130 milligrams per deciliter (mg/dl) of sugar in the blood as normal and 2 hours after a meal, up to 180 mg/dl is considered normal.
The hyperglycemic index, (excess level of glucose in the blood) indicates that body cells are for some reason, not accepting the entry visa of the body fuel i.e. becoming resistant to insulin or that the entry visa is incomplete i.e. pancreas is not producing enough insulin.
E5 – What is prediabetes? – www.diabetic.today