• mnjjehf mnjjehf
    July 14, 2008
    My wife has an elevated fasting blood sugar but low fasting insulin level.
    mnjjehf mnjjehf
    July 14, 2008

    My wife has elevated glucose (110) but a low insulin level (4.0). Both were fasting >10 hours. I am an NP but have never seen this in my 30 years. What could be causing this unusual presentation?

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  • Gretchen Becker
    Health Guide
    July 14, 2008
    Gretchen Becker
    Health Guide
    July 14, 2008

    I'm not sure why you think this is unusual. It suggests that her problem is insulin deficiency, not insulin resistance. She might have LADA, latent autoimmune diabetes of adults, rather than type 2.


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