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What is the test for pancreas for generate Insulin or not from body itself? And what are the medicine for pancreas to generate insulin itself?
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Dr. Sheetal Aversekar
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The test is called as fasting C Peptide levels. But do not get it done yourself. It requires certain adjustments in your medicines before testing. Also its interpretation requires the doctor to know your diabetes history
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Hello, Are you asking about type 1 diabetes ??where insulin secretion by pancrease is decreased.... It’s rare. Only about 5% of people with diabeteshave type 1. If doctor thinks of type 1 diabetes, he’ll check blood sugar levels. He may test urine for glucose or chemicals body makes when one don’t have enough insulin. It's juvenile starts at early age . life long insulin injection is recommended.
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