Impaired Glucose Tolerance (IGT) is a state when the person has blood glucose levels that are higher than normal, but below the level of diabetes. It is a pre-diabetic state of Dysglycemia. Impaired Glucose Tolerance occurs when there is impaired secretion of insulin or a reduction in insulin sensitivity (insulin resistance) in the body. Impaired Glucose Tolerance can easily lead to . According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services approximately 1-in-4 Americans over the age of 20 has pre-diabetes

The good news is that if diagnosed early enough, it’s possible that the patient can undergo lifestyle changes which include diet and exercise in order to bring the blood glucose levels under control and can therefor stop the progression of Impaired Glucose Tolerance to Type II Diabetes.