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Criteria for Diagnosis of Pre-Diabetes (Impaired Fasting Glucose or Impaired Glucose Tolerance)

Purpose:

To determine if a patient meets the criteria for a diagnosis of pre-diabetes.

Specialty:

Endocrinology
Clinical Laboratory

Objective:

risk factors, criteria for diagnosis

ICD-10:

R73.0

Description:

Pre-diabetes may be defined either by an impaired fasting glucose (IFG) or impaired glucose tolerance (IGT). The presence of either finding is associated with a higher risk for the future diagnosis of diabetes.

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