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What Does Insulin Free Bioactive Mean
My bioactive prolactain is 422h. (<350) macroplantain detected and prolactain is 2356 (<500) what does active prl state?
Active = has effect: When a patient gets symptoms that could be due to high prolactin, his/her endocrinologist, neurologist, or reproductive endrocrinologist measures the patient's prolactin level. That prolactin level includes monomeric (single) pieces of prolactin, and macroprolactin (large complexes of multiple pieces of prolactin). It is mainly monomeric prolactin that is bioactive (causes effects in the body). ...Read more
What part of a plant, other than the flower, commonly contains bioactive/medically useful chemicals? Researching invasive honeysuckle @ my university.
My prolactin is in its 2000's & bioactive. Prl is 422 (<350). Should I be concerned with the bioactive prl or is it just a off set of a high prolactin?
My dad's insulin directions say take 30 units +2 in the morning and take 15 +1 units in the evening. What does that mean? (+1 and +2)
Ask the prescriber: Best to check with the doctor who sent the prescription to clarify. ...Read more
No: All of people with diabetes type 2, have insulin resistance , but to have Clinical diagnosis of diabetes needs fasting blood sugar of 126 or above .a lot if people may have insulin resistance now but it will take them a while to develope the clinical diagnosis of diabetes. It is safe to say that the majority of over weight people have insulin resistance but not all have diabetes type 2. ...Read more
Too much insulin: This is when too much Insulin was used which can lead to low blood sugar. The treatment is to give back glucose to prevent low blood sugar. Depending on which Insulin was used, it might take a little or a lot of keep your blood sugar from dropping. You might need oral glucose and in severe cases, you might need IV glucose. Call your doctor who knows you best for the best course of action. ...Read more
Insulin: Please follow the advice of your doctor. You should also go online and read the many articles (not those specifically prepared for doctors) that will help you to understand and get control of your insulin needs. If you have any questions after that feel free to let me know and I will try and help you. ...Read more
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