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What causes hyperinsulinemia and how can you treat it?

What causes hyperinsulinemia and how can you treat it?

Sugar consuption: Usually happens when person has a genetic predisposition to diabetes. Often triggered by weight gain. Sugar and starchs stimulate Insulin secretion by the pancreas. In people with hyperinsulinemia the pancreas makes excessive Insulin because the body cells are not responding normally to Insulin (resistance). Regular exercise and significant weight loss (5-10%) can help dramatically. ...Read more

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What to do if I have hyperinsulinemia diet---help please!?

What to do if I have hyperinsulinemia diet---help please!?

I don't understand: Your question. What is the hyperinsulinemia diet? Hyperinsulinemia is almost always due to obesity and insulin resistance. If you are obese, eat less and exercise more to reduce your weight, insulin resistance and hyperinsulinemia. There is no magic diet for this. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet scams. ...Read more

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What is the effect hyperinsulinemia to fertility?

What is the effect hyperinsulinemia to fertility?

Very Negative: Insulin causes the ovary to produce extra male hormone such as testosterone but others are produced. Male hormone is detrimental to the follicle and developing egg. It may or may not completely prevent ovulation but the egg is definitely poorly developed if ovulation occurs. This underlying physiology is a large part of the fertility issue seen in pcos. Seek fertility care if u have higho insulin. ...Read more

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Which diseases can cause hyperinsulinemia (38 mg/dl), normal glycemia (82 mg/dl), high hba1c (6, 6%) and can be seen with ultrasound? Pancreatithis?

Which diseases can cause hyperinsulinemia (38 mg/dl), normal glycemia (82 mg/dl), high hba1c (6, 6%) and can be seen with ultrasound? Pancreatithis?

Why do you ask?: If this is homework, it's an extremely artificial and frankly bad question. If this involves a real human being, this is the wrong forum. As a lab specialist, I want to assure you that it's always a mistake to try to diagnose from general labs without a history & physical. What WAS seen on ultrasound? Pancreatitis isn't subtle clinically. There may be more than one thing going on. ...Read more

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Consistently high LH level, always high lh:fsh ratio, last result showed 14.4 LH to 6.6 fsh. Do I have insulin resistance or hyperinsulinemia?

Consistently high LH level, always high lh:fsh ratio, last result showed 14.4 LH to 6.6 fsh. Do I have insulin resistance or hyperinsulinemia?

Maybe (not). . .: Can't tell anything about Insulin resistance or hyperinsulinemia by measuring your lh & fsh. When you're young & menstruating, your lh & fsh will vary throughout your cycle. Once you go thru menopause, your lh & fsh remain elevated. If you want to determine if you're resistant to Insulin or have high Insulin levels, just measure fasting insulin. ...Read more

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How can I lose weight with non-insulin resistant hyperinsulinemia? Calorie restriction (with 40/30/30 macros) and exercise have had no effect.

How can I lose weight with non-insulin resistant hyperinsulinemia? Calorie restriction (with 40/30/30 macros) and exercise have had no effect.

See answer: It's very difficult to loose weight and in almost all cases most humans regain all the weigh back eventually. The body reacts to weight loss by slowing your metabolism severely. *Most remarkably, when you stop dieting your metabolism remains slow till you've regained all the weight back. To see why "The Biggest Looser" has regained hundreds of pounds go to http://nyti. Ms/1W90vac ...Read more

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It is dangerous to run a marathon using Diazoxide? Could it cause an electrolyte imbalance? I need to take it for my hyperinsulinemia

It is dangerous to run a marathon using Diazoxide? Could it cause an electrolyte imbalance? I need to take it for my hyperinsulinemia

Speak to your doctor: You need to discuss with your physician to make sure that running a marathon is the right thing to do with your condition and the medications you are on, that's my advice to you. ...Read more

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? Can hyperinsulinemia type 2 diabetes be reversed with diet exercise? I'm suffering low blood sugar and obesity exercise but don't lose weigh.

? Can hyperinsulinemia type 2 diabetes be reversed with diet exercise? I'm suffering low blood sugar and obesity exercise but don't lose weigh.

Insulinoma: Hight Insulin level is related to possible mass or tumor named insulinoma, in the pancreas. If you have low blood sugar and gain weight, normally I check the Insulin fasting and podtprandial, plus others test like thyroid profile, Insulin like factor, glucagon, alcat test, others. Patients can reverse eating better + some holistic treat. But chek all first ...Read more

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Why does a baby of diabetic mother has hypercalcaemia I mean what's relationship between hyperinsulinemia and calcium level? How does insulin affect c

Why does a baby of diabetic mother has hypercalcaemia I mean what's relationship between hyperinsulinemia and calcium level? How does insulin affect c

Mother: Why was blood drawn on your baby, and if the baby does indeed have hypercalcemia why aren't the doctor's looking after this? Something doesn't sound right! Please let me know what develops. ...Read more

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How can alcohol react with someone with hyperinsulinism related hypoglycemia?

How can alcohol react with someone with hyperinsulinism related hypoglycemia?

Alcohol can: Cause hypoglycemia all by itself if you drink and don't eat for an extended period of time. Contrary to your beliefs, someone with hyperinsulinism does not develop hypoglycemia -- they only have the symptoms due to a drop in sugar from elevated levels back to normal. Also, a glucose tolerance test is not and never will be a diagnostic test for hypoglycemia. ...Read more

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Could hyperinsulinism/hyperammonemia syndrome be asymptomatic until adulthood?

Could hyperinsulinism/hyperammonemia syndrome be asymptomatic until adulthood?

Hyper: It is extremely unlikely that you would be asymptomatic from either one of these condition or both. At 38 you are in adulthood and if you have either of these conditions, or think you do, you must see your doctor ASAP. ...Read more

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What would happen if a person with hyperinsulinism related hypoglycemia drinks alcohol?

What would happen if a person with hyperinsulinism related hypoglycemia drinks alcohol?

Hypoglycemia: Even for those without hyperinsulinism, alcohol is well-known for the side effect of causing hypoglycemia. You should discuss with your doctor relative to how this might affect you personally. ...Read more

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Is insulin resistance the same as hyperinsulinism?

Is insulin resistance the same as hyperinsulinism?

You are correct: Insulin resistance refers to the body needing higher level of Insulin to keep the sugar level down to normal or close to normal. Hyperinsulism = body has higher level of Insulin in circulation at virtually all time. So, the terms are of same meaning, at least with regard to diabetes/Insulin resistant state. If u have concern, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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With minor hyperinsulinism and related hypoglycemia, how long does the onset of type 2 diabetes normally occur?

Years: What you describe is thought to be a precursor to dm. It can take years if at all to develop full blown dm but this can be treated with changes in diet and sometimes use of medication. ...Read more

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Can visual disturbance and seizures caused from hyperinsulinism be seen on eeg?

Can visual disturbance and seizures caused from hyperinsulinism be seen on eeg?

EEG: You clearly need a lot of care and attention! If your body is making too much insulin the doctors (including surgeons) need to find the area of your pancreas producing too much insulin and schedule removal of that area. Your seizures may slow down but you will need careful follow up with a neurologist. Please keep me posted. ...Read more