Impaired glucose tolerance is when your body is not able to use glucose properly.

It is not diabetes.

People with Impaired Glucose Tolerance Need To:

Eat Healthy Foods

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Salad                   Cereal            Apple                Bread  


Exercise Regularly

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Visit your Doctor for a Checkup every 12 Months

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The Doctor may Check your:

WeightWeight, and


blood test Ask for a Blood Glucose Level Test, and


blood testAsk for a Cholesterol Test

Sometimes impaired glucose tolerance can lead to diabetes and sometimes it doesn't.

It is important to eat healthy foods, exercise regularly and visit your doctor.

If not you are at a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes, getting heart disease or having a stroke.