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How do endocrinologists perform the test that confirms hypoglycemia?

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Dr. Melissa Young
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: 72 hour fast

If they are looking for an Insulin producing tumor ( insulinoma), you may be asked to fast for a maximum of 72 hours.
If and when you develop hypoglycemia during that time, labs will be drawn to determine the cause.

In brief: 72 hour fast

If they are looking for an Insulin producing tumor ( insulinoma), you may be asked to fast for a maximum of 72 hours.
If and when you develop hypoglycemia during that time, labs will be drawn to determine the cause.
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