Impaired Glucose Tolerance

Related Terms: Oral Glucose Tolerance Test, Fasting Blood Sugar Level, Hba1c, Lifestyle Modification, Diabetes, Blood Glucose Level, Blood Sugar Levels

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Blood sugar fasting 97, HbA1c 6.89 and mean blood glucose 144. Why?
Query: Hello doctor, I got my blood test results today. My fasting blood sugar is 97 mg/dL. But, my HbA1c is 6.89 with mean blood glucose at 144. I am going through premenopause and I am 49 years old female. Please help.  Read Full »
Dr. Saumya Mittal
Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have read your message. I think I can help you. This is suggestive of a possible impaired glucose tolerance (IGT). I would suggest getting an oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT). While many do consider it out of date, I think in your case it would yield the dia...  Read Full »
I am enclosing annual checkup reports. Please review and provide medical advise.
Query: Dear doctor,I am enclosing my annual checkup reports for review and for necessary medical advice for the same.  Read Full »
Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). I have found few abnormalities. Deranged HbA1c and blood sugar. It is in the borderline range and signifies impaired glucose tolerance. Now, you should get your fasting and post lunch...  Read Full »
Please check my report and let me know if I am a diabetic.
Query: Hi doctor, Please check my report and advise if everything is normal or not.  Read Full »
Dr. Prathap
Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The reports which you have attached are almost normal except a few (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The other things that are of mention are as follows Your fasting blood sugar is 101. Usually, the cut off we take is 100. The fasting blood sugar value be...  Read Full »
What is the acceptable range for blood glucose levels?
Query: Hello doctor, I have gotten different answers from various different doctors on this question. Maybe, you can give me a straight answer. What is the acceptable range for blood glucose levels? Some people say the lower end is 70 and some others say the lower end is 130. Please explain.  Read Full »
Dr. Divakara P
Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Many types of blood sugar testings are there, and the values for that are different. But worldwide, the most commonly used tests for the detection of diabetes are Fasting Blood Sugar and Post Prandial Blood Sugar. Fasting blood sugar test is done by taking the blood sa...  Read Full »
Please share your opinion about my CBC report.
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 27 year old male. I would like to get your opinion on my CBC report. Shall I attach my report?  Read Full »
Dr. Prakash H Muddegowda

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Please do attach the report of the CBC (complete blood count). I will be able to comment further once I see it. Revert with the report to a hematologist online -->  Read Full »
Am I diabetic or prediabetic or IGT?
Query: Hi doctor,My friend advised me to check my glucose on her glucometer. The results were as follows after eating a meal with the following nutrition specs: Carbohydrates 98 g, fiber 21 g, protein 28 g, fat: 27 g, saturated fat: 4.5 g, calories: 720. Blood sugar after 1 hour 113, after 2 hours 131 an...  Read Full »
Dr. Geeta Priyadarsini Kamminana
Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Why are you worried that you have diabetes? Do you have polyuria that is increased frequency or volume of urination or any positive family history or numbness of the feet? Whatever the cause might be with the values you have sent I can assure you that you are not even pre...  Read Full »
My glucose is normal, but my insulin seems too high. Is this of concern?
Query: Hello doctor, I have recently done a glucose tolerance test, where insulin levels were measured on 0 minutes, 60 minutes, and 120 minutes. The results are: 0 Minute: Glucose 4.74 mmol/l, Insulin 11.2 uIU/ml. 60 Minure: Glucose 8.71 mmol/l, Insulin 104.3 uIU/ml. 120 Minute: Glucose 5.07 mmol/l,...  Read Full »
Dr. Rabbanie Tariq Wani

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I would like to see the image of your reports and would also like to know, have you undergone the HbA1c test. How long you have been diabetic, have you been on oral antidiabetics. Revert with more information to a diabetologist online -->  Read Full »
Kindly give your opinion on the routine health checkup report of my mother.
Query: Hi doctor, I am seeking your medical opinion on the routine health checkup done for my mother. She is 76 years old. There is no major health issue like sugar or heart problem. She is mildly hypertensive and is on medication for the last 15 years. Here, I have attached her routine checkup report for ...  Read Full »
Dr. Prathap
Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through the reports of your mother (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The only thing of concern here is raised fasting blood sugar 140. You need to perform an oral GTT (oral glucose tolerance test ) to confirm this. As she is aged above 70, kind...  Read Full »
I get spotting every 15 days. What can be the reason?
Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from irregular periods. I am getting few spots in 15 days and also the flow was heavy during my periods. I have consulted a gynecologist here. She asked me to check the Hb count, thyroid, sugar levels, vitamin B12 and D3. Everything was fine except Hb and vitamin D3. She a...  Read Full »
Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar
Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You are suffering from PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome), which is found in 5-10 percentage of general population and there is nothing to worry for it. Your spotting is not related to PCOS directly. In PCOS, periods become irregular due to anovulation, which leads t...  Read Full »


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