Talk:Impaired fasting glucose

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This page should be renamed as Impaired Fasting Glucose which is the name used for this condition by both WHO and ADA. I will let this comment sit here for a while before requesting to have the name changed.

The section "risk factors" does not include any factors which increase a person's risk of impaired fasting glucose. Nor is it clear if and how much IFG increases the risks of the complications listed in and of itself, or if the risks of complications will arise if the IFG progresses to Diabetes Mellitus. I would suggest that there should be sections for risk factors and complications, however, as an ICU nurse I have no particular expertise in the area of glucose metabolism: perhaps the input of an expert would be helpful. (talk) 08:22, 26 March 2012 (UTC)

There is much cleanup required to this article, as in many places headings have been incorrectly used. For example diagnostic criteria was placed under signs and symptoms, and risk factors seems to list complications of diabetes as opposed to the risk of being diagnoised with impaired fasting glucose. I wonder whether this entire article needs to have its own page at all, as much of the information can simply be put on the prediabetes page. I am working at cleaning it up but fear I may not be doing a very good job and there is still much to do.