Malcolm S. Thaler

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Should we screen for prediabetes and undiagnosed type 2 diabetes Prediabetes (also referred to, more accurately, as impaired glucose tolerance [IGT] and/or impaired fasting glucose [IFG]) and type 2 diabetes (defined in Table I) represent a pathophysiological and clinical continuum. Table I. Tests Impaired fasting glucose Impaired glucose tolerance Diabetes Fasting plasma glucose 100–125 mg/dl…