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Re: [IP] c-peptide test criteria



 Stop taking insulin would make sense for those on Lantus or maybe even NPH, but
not for those using short-acting insulin in a pump. If you read the first part,
exogenous (injected or pump) insulin does NOT affect c-peptide levels, anyway.
On Feb 5, 2014, at 6:56 AM, Steve's wrote:

> John.
>     Thank you for providing that website to view.  It confirms what I've
> been told that the doctor MAY ask you to top taking meds prior to testing.
> This is confusing to me as others report that their providers do not require
> it.  How does one know which way is the right way to go in order to get an
> accurate test? Why the discrepancy?  I will need to follow up with my
> endocrinologist about this.  I am a diagnosed Type II but using insulin with
> a pump for optimal control.  All of the doctors that I see refer to me in
> their charts as a Type I.  I would like to know for certain which it is.
> Frustrating!!!
> 
> Steve
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