When should exogenous insulin be considered as the etiology of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar)?

Updated: Sep 12, 2019
  • Author: Osama Hamdy, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP  more...
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Answer

Surreptitious use of insulin may be seen, typically among those likely to have access to insulin. Measurement of insulin level along with C-peptide is very crucial in making this diagnosis.


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