Felis ISSN 2398-2950

Insulin: glucose ratio

Contributor(s): David Bruyette

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

  • Many commercial laboratories.

Result Data

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from VetMed Resource and PubMed.
  • Feldhahn J R et al(1999) The effect of interday variation and a short-term stressor on insulin sensitivity in clinically normal cats. J Fel Med Surg 1(4), 233-240.
  • 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? JAAMA 185, 397-399.


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