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A 22-year-old female asked:

After a blood test the doctor said i have low beta cell function. weight, glucose, cholesterol and basal insulin level are ok. is that normal?

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Dr. Daniel Wujek
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Need Clarification: I'm not really sure what your doctor would mean by "low beta cell function" if your glucose and Insulin levels are normal. I would ask for some clarification from your doctor about what was meant by this comment and how this interpretation was made.

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