Fasting Insulin

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Insulin is a hormone made by the pancreas that regulates the amount of sugar (glucose) in the blood and allows cells to use this sugar for energy. Diabetes occurs when the body fails to produce enough insulin or when the body’s cells cannot respond to it efficiently.

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Insulin levels may be monitored in patients suspected of having low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) or high insulin levels (hyperinsulinemia), the latter being common in certain diseases, including insulin resistance syndrome and polycystic ovarian syndrome.