C-Peptide Response to Glucose, 2 Specimens

The C-Peptide Response to Glucose, 2 Specimens test contains 1 test.

C-Peptide is useful in distinguishing insulin-secreting tumors, i.e., insulinomas, from exogenous insulin administration. C-Peptide concentrations are severely depressed or absent in Type 1 diabetes mellitus. C-Peptide is also useful in monitoring patients who have received islet cell or pancreatic transplants. It is also measured as an additional means for evaluating glucose tolerance and glibenclamide-glucose tests.

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Also known as: CPeptide Response to Glucose 2 Specimens