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Decreased Blood Sugar due to Insulin Evaluation

The evaluation of an insulin reaction begins with a history and physical examination.

Physical findings in someone with an insulin reaction may include:

The physical exam is usually normal after the blood sugar has returned to normal.

Additional physical findings in those with diabetes may include:

Tests that may be used to evaluate an insulin reaction include:

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Last Updated: Dec 16, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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