A 33-year-old female asked:
Recently diagnosed with t2d & started metformin. insulin level is 88.6, a1c is 6.4, blood sugar is always higher then normal. ive had several symptoms since jan. & all other labs are normal. why are my insulin levels so high? will metformin help?
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Dr. Donald Colantinoanswered
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Elevated insulin levels are not unusual in type 2 diabetes. I assume insulin resistance is part of the explanation. Your A1c seems reasonable. A diabetologist ir endocrinologist could advise you best.
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Answered Nov 03, 2022
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