Are You Making Any Insulin? A C-Peptide Test Can Give You The Answer

The C-Peptide Serum Test is useful for monitoring insulin production. When a person’s pancreas produces insulin, it also creates an equal amount of C-Peptide. For those recently diagnosed with diabetes, testing the levels of this hormone is useful for determining if and when additional insulin therapy should begin.

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