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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lang
51 years experience in Endocrinology
Not predictable: It really doesn't matter for most people because the Insulin antibodies do not have an effect on control of the blood sugar. There are unusual cases w ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Depends: It depends on your insurance and its arrangement with the lab you will be using. You will need a doctor to order it (if it is indeed indicated). You ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience in Pediatrics
Only with diabetes: In a clinical setting, we only check anti-insulin antibodies in patients presenting with diabetes (type 1 or suspected type 1).
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
About what?: You should be happy that you are non-diabetic. Whereas this does not exclude the presence of other diseases, excessive worrying on things you cannot c ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Rowlett
36 years experience in Emergency Medicine
No specific level: Sugars routinely over 140 mg should be treated, though not necessarily with insulin..May just be diet, exercise, or oral medicaitons (in addition to i ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Carter
29 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Yes.: They may be given intravenously, intramuscularly, or subcutaneously depending on the dose and usage.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
No: It doesn't automatically control your blood sugar. It is not the messiah of diabetes care. You still have to check bs and press a button to give insu ... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patty Crocker
29 years experience in Anti-Aging Medicine
Need C-peptide test: Since exogenous (injected) insulin will show on a blood test, C-peptide should be measured to assess for endogenous insulin. Proinsulin is made by th ... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Linda DiMeglio
27 years experience in Pediatric Endocrinology
Need more info: Most people diagnosed with type 2 diabetes continue to make insulin for many years. The way to tell this is by measuring a blood level of c-peptide. A ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience in Endocrinology
Time to get serious: You have normal glucose tolerance. Your fasting and 2 hr glu is not quite at the level of "impaired". Your insulin levels are on the high side, sugg ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Depends on: Depends on the disease condition you are trying to confirm or rule out. For example, you should get a tgab done also if grave's disease is suspected.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bhavin Patel
24 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Not usually: The test result confirm that the symptoms that you may have may be due to a gluten sensitivity. Thus, if you have no symptoms, then you may not have ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
17 years experience in Family Medicine
Hypoglycemia: sounds like it for sure
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Javier Chinen
29 years experience in Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
IVIg, SCIg: Immunoglobulins are proteins that aour body produce with the major function of neutralizing microbes. They are also called antibodies. Some people are ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience in Endocrinology
Nice and normal: Hi. Those glucose and insulin values look nice and normal, showing neither impaired glucose tolerance nor insulin resistance. Eat healthily and exerci ... Read More
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A 75-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Depends on symptoms: If severe symptoms a biopsy is always the gold standard for diagnosis.if mild may just want to do the gluten free diet.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Nothing: Every human gas been exposed to candida. Who is testing you when all tests will be positive? A physician?
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
See details: The urine protein is within normal limits. How strongly positive is the igm cardiolipin. Only high levels of positivity have any clinical significanc ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Carter
29 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
No.: Antibodies do not sensitize splenocytes.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Kaplowitz
44 years experience in Pediatric Endocrinology
Not much by itself: Thyroid antibodies are most helpful if you have a low free T4 and a high TSH indicating hypothyroidism which is most often due to autoimmune thyroid i ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
No: The main danger is low blood sugar when you take too much.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
It doesn't: It doesn't.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience in Aesthetic Medicine
Yes: Yes and in diabetics either it is not releasing insulin or the insulin is bad.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience in Family Medicine
Diabetes: See your physician to get a definitive diaganosis
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