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A 41-year-old female asked:

41 yr old female, healthy weight and moderately active. postprandial insulin level is 66. glucose is normal. eating a low carb, low sugar diet but feel shaky and hungry after eating. what to do?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 46 years experience
5 hr gtt: You need a 5 hour glucose tolerance test. Your notation that "glucose is normal" and "post-prandial Insulin is 66" may be mis-timing the changes that occur during your symptoms. These changes are quite dynamic, changing over minutes.
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