C-Peptide Response to Glucose, 9 Specimens

The C-Peptide Response to Glucose, 9 Specimens test contains 1 test with 2 biomarkers.

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.

The following is a list of what is included in the item above. Click the test(s) below to view what biomarkers are measured along with an explanation of what the biomarker is measuring.

Also known as: CPeptide Response to Glucose 9 Specimens

C-Peptide, Specimen 1

C-Peptide, Specimen 2

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