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[IP] Gilbert's Disease

This is for Brian:
	Gilbert's Disease is pretty uncommon and not at all serious.  It is
a deficiency in a liver enzyme called glucuronyl transferase that conjugates
indirect bilirubin into direct bilirubin.  When you have some of the enzyme,
but not quite enough, you get a build up of indirect bilirubin, usually just
a little above normal levels.  This is Gilbert's Disease.  It's usually
picked up coincidentally on fasting labwork.  (The fasting makes the rise in
indirect bili a little worse).  Hope this answers your questions.  Let me
know.  Bottom line: something for you to know about, nothing to do with
diabetes, non-toxic.        Ellen
Insulin-Pumpers website http://www.insulin-pumpers.org/