Insulin C-peptide is a blood test that measures the amount of C-peptide, a byproduct created when the hormone insulin is produced.
Blood is typically drawn from a vein, usually on the inside of the elbow or the back of the hand. The site is cleaned with germ-killing medicine (antiseptic). The health care provider wraps an elastic band around the upper arm to apply pressure to the area and make the vein swell with blood.
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Generic Name: INSULIN ASPART PROTAMINE/INSULIN ASPART - INJECTIONPronounced: (IN-sue-lin AS-part PRO-tah-meen/ IN-sue-lin AS-part)Insulin Asp... Read more »
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