Date: 2006-08-16 11:57:33 UTC
Subject: [ferrethealth] RE: Strange blood glucose readings
> With a value of 28.8 I would assume the
> insulinoma is very advanced but then I wouldn't expect to see it at 70.2...
In early stages of insulinoma the insulin produced by the islet cell tumours is not constant, it is released in short bursts at erratic times thus causing the glucose levels to peak to normal levels and then collapse.
If its 28 - its insulinoma.
see link for explanation of this sporadic behaviour
Tony (not a vet)
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