Date: 2005-11-02 21:38:44 UTC
Subject: [ferrethealth] RE: Insulinoma
> Can you clarify this? His blood glucose was 139 when he was diagnosed or after being put on pred? A blood glucose of 139 mg/dL definitely would not be indicative of insulinoma, but I would also want repeated tests to make sure it wasn't an anomaly.
I also wondered if there might be a non-insulinoma cause given that the diagnosis does not sound like it was at first based on a blood test. There certainly can be other causes for those symptoms including ones that are responsive to Prednisolone. I think that a CBC with Chemistry Panel is very much in order as a first step for this one.
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