Glucose intolerance is an intermediate stage between a normal glucose metabolism and diabetes. It occurs due to a gradual decline in ß-cell function.
Individuals with impaired fasting...
BMI ≥25 or ≥23 for Asian Americans (1)[B]
Age ≥45 years (1)[B]
First-degree relative with diabetes
High TG >250 mg/dL
Low HDL <35 mg/dL
HTN: BP >140/90 mm Hg or on treatm...
Therapeutic lifestyle modification to include physical activity focused on weight loss and medical nutrition therapy (preferably via a registered dietitian)
Mediterranean diet and diets high ...
At least annual monitoring for development of diabetes with HbA1c, 2-hour OGTT, or fasting glucose
BP should be routinely measured.
E74.39 Other disorders of intestinal carbohydrate absorption
R73.09 Other abnormal glucose
R73.01 Impaired fasting glucose
R73.02 Impaired glucose tolerance (oral)
9414007 Impaired glucos...
Patient education and lifestyle reinforcement should be emphasized in all clinical encounters as lifestyle optimization is essential for all patients with prediabetes.
Research shows th...
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