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Re: [IP] c-peptide test criteria



 For a C-Peptide you should fast, have both taken at lab using same blood
sample. Although it may seem strange; lower BG is better. Keep glucose tablets
with you and eat immediately after blood is drawn if you have hypoglycemia.

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Phyllis 

> On Feb 4, 2014, at 1:36 PM, Steve's <email @ redacted> wrote:
> 
> Anne,
>     Is there any special criteria that you have to go through prior to
> these two tests?  I was told by someone once in order to get an accurate
> c-peptide test that one would have to be off all meds including insulin for
> from 24-48 hours to get an accurate test.  I don't know if I was misinformed
> or if this is still accurate.  I would be curious to know what your doctor
> is requiring of you before the day of the two tests if anything?
> 
> Steve
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