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Insulin - Random

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Understanding Insulin - Random


What is Insulin - Random?

Insulin is a hormone that metabolize glucose. Lack of insulin or its decreased function increases the blood glucose and lead to diabetes. High level of insulin can cause hypoglycemia (low blood glucose). This test measures the level of insulin in blood without the need of fasting. The test is used to find out the cause of hypoglycemia, pancreatic tumor, or to monitor the condition of diabetes. You may need this test if you have symptoms of hypoglycemia such as sweating, irregular heartbeat, trembling, confusion, dizziness, and extreme hunger. This tests is also used to diagnose Type 1 diabetes.

What is Insulin - Random used for?

  • To confirm the presence of insulin-secreting tumours like insulinoma
  • To confirm resistance to the insulin hormone
  • To monitor insulin levels in diabetics taking medicines or insulin injection
  • If you have symptoms of low blood glucose levels like giddiness, sweating, palpitations, confusion, fainting and dryness of the mouth.

 

 

 

Interpreting Insulin - Random results


Interpretations

 

  • High levels of insulin are seen in type 2 diabetes, insulin resistance, hypoglycemia (low blood sugar), and insulinoma (pancreatic tumor).

 

  • Low levels of insulin are seen in hyperglycemia (high blood sugar), type 1 diabetes, and pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas).

 

Answers to Patient Concerns & Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Insulin - Random


Frequently Asked Questions about Insulin - Random

Q. Can I do a home insulin test?

No, insulin test requires special instruments so, it can only be done in laboratories

Insulin - Random test price for other cities


Price inHyderabadRs. 639
Price inPuneRs. 639
Price inBangaloreRs. 639
Price inGhaziabadRs. 639
Price inMumbaiRs. 639
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