Synonyms 2 Hour Insulin Post Prandial

Why is it Done

To help evaluate insulin production, diagnose an insulinoma, and to help determine the cause of hypoglycemia

Test Overview

The insulin response to glucose infusion is useful in evaluating patients with hypoglycemia and suspected insulin-resistance.The fasting insulin test is variable, but insulin levels will usually be elevated in those with significant insulin resistance

How to Prepare
Specimen is obtained 2 hours following a meal