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Insulin:glucose ratio

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Overview

  • Plasma concentrations of glucose Blood biochemistry: glucose and insulin Insulin assay are usually tightly linked.
  • Alterations in [glucose] result in rapid alteration of [insulin] to bring [glucose] back to normal range.

Sampling

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Tests

Availability

  • Specialized hormonal assay laboratory.

Result Data

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from VetMed Resource and PubMed.
  • Dunn J K, Heath M F, Herrtage M E, Jackson K F & Walker M J (1992) Clinical diagnosis of insulinoma in the dog; a study of 11 cases. JSAP 33, 514-520.
  • Edwards D F (1986) Is it time to unamend the insulin glucose ratio? JAVMA, 951-953.
  • Knowlen G C & Schall W D (1984) The amended insulin glucose ration is it really better? JAVMA 185, 397-399.


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