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A 25-year-old female asked:

Took two, 3 hour glucose tolerance /insulin tests, one test had low blood sugar and second test had high insulin both in the 3rd hour. how to treat?

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Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 41 years experience
Ignore it: and don't do the testing again. The GTT is NOT a valid test for hypoglycemia, and insulin levels are generally unreliable and meaningless. You are probably overweight with insulin resistance. Eat less, exercise more, and lose weight.

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Last updated Aug 12, 2014

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