What is an Insulin Test?
The Insulin Test measures the Insulin level in the blood.
Why is an Insulin Test important?
Insulin is a hormone used in regulating blood sugar in the body. Elevated insulin levels may be related to chronic low blood sugar states, acromegaly, fructose intolerance, obesity, and other syndromes. Additionally, elevated insulin levels are also seen in people with insulin resistance.
What type of specimen will I submit?
This Insulin Test is a blood test.
Do I need to fast to take this test?
An 8-12 hour fast is recommended before testing.
How long does it take to get test results?
It typically takes 4 business days or less.