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A 35-year-old male asked:

Blood sugar 0' 60' 120' - 82mg, 83mg, 65mg insulin 0' 60' 120' - 4, 2mui/l, 43, 6mui/l, 2, 6mui/l, glucagon - 25pg/ml, is this insulin resistance?

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Dr. Philip Kern
Endocrinology 45 years experience
Glu tolerance: That is a normal glu tolerance test. In addition, if you calculate homa-ir from the fasting glu and insulin, that is a very good value (i.e. Not Insulin resistant). The question, however, is why are these measurements being made? You list metformin as a medication. This does not make sense if you have normal glucose tolerance.
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