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What Does It Mean To Have Low Insulin Levels?

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9 Ways To Lower Insulin Levels

Chromium supplements may help to enhance insulin's effectiveness, which might help to lower insulin levels. Some studies have supported the use of supplements in reducing insulin levels. One study , published in the Annals of Nutrition & Metabolism, found that overweight women taking a dietary supplement that consisted of 125 milligrams (mg) of green tea , 25 mg of capsaicin, and 50 mg of ginger extract twice daily resulted in a greater decrease in body weight and insulin levels than those who took a placebo . Another supplement that has been widely studied for its insulin-lowering benefits is chromium, which is a trace mineral found in the human body. Supplements of chromium may help enhance insulin's effectiveness, which ideally, would help with lowering insulin levels overall. Chromium supplements are available to buy online . Studies have not definitively proven chromium's benefits in lowering insulin, yet. However, one study published in The Journal of Nutrition found that taking chromium supplements lowered the risk of having type 2 diabetes by helping reduce blood glucose and insulin levels. Sometimes, doctors will prescribe a medication known as Metformin. This medicine ma Continue reading >>

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  1. YogaBare

    Hey everyone,
    My Mum just got a set of blood tests back. Her insulin is extremely low (never been like that before). Does anyone know what this indicates?
    Her D3 was also really low - I seem to remember reading somewhere that this could be related? She has had hashimoto's for 10 years, but her insulin has never been out of the ordinary before now.

  2. YogaBare

    This is what I'm understanding so far:
    Very little insulin is produced with Type 1.
    Type 2 produces insulin (sometimes lots, trying to keep blood sugar levels low), though ultimately your pancreas wears out (?)
    Hypoglycemia can be caused by too much insulin being produced, thus suppressing blood sugar too far, by "overshooting" what it's trying to control.
    My first thought with my Mum's insulin levels was diabetes... but I'm also reading that low insulin levels can be very healthy?
    We freaked for a moment that it might be cancer, but it's not a symptom of pancreatic cancer - phew.

  3. SleepyRoots

    What sort of test did she have?
    Insulin reacts to and regulates blood glucose.
    Type 1 Diabetes: low insulin -> toxic blood glucose levels.
    type 2 Diabetes: high insulin -> toxic blood glucose levels.
    Low insulin and low/normal blood glucose is ,well, normal. Especially on a low carb diet if your mum is following one as well.
    Did the doctors make any comments/explanations or is this just something you noticed on the test results?

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Blood Test: Insulin

This test measures the amount of insulin, the hormone that lets cells take in glucose. Glucose, a sugar that comes from food, is the body's main source of energy. Our bodies break down foods we eat into glucose and other nutrients, which are then absorbed into the bloodstream from the gastrointestinal tract. Glucose levels in the blood rise after meals and trigger the pancreas to make insulin and release it into the blood. Insulin works like a key that opens the doors to cells and allows the glucose in. Without insulin, glucose can't get into the cells and it stays in the bloodstream. For good health, the body must be able to keep insulin and glucose levels in balance. With too little insulin, blood sugar remains higher than normal (a condition known as hyperglycemia) and cells can't get the energy they need. With too much insulin, blood sugar decreases (hypoglycemia), causing symptoms such as sweating, trembling, lightheadedness, and in extreme cases, shock. The most common cause of abnormal fluctuations in blood sugar is diabetes. This test is often used to evaluate the cause of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) or any other conditions related to abnormal insulin production. It's o Continue reading >>

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  1. YogaBare

    Hey everyone,
    My Mum just got a set of blood tests back. Her insulin is extremely low (never been like that before). Does anyone know what this indicates?
    Her D3 was also really low - I seem to remember reading somewhere that this could be related? She has had hashimoto's for 10 years, but her insulin has never been out of the ordinary before now.

  2. YogaBare

    This is what I'm understanding so far:
    Very little insulin is produced with Type 1.
    Type 2 produces insulin (sometimes lots, trying to keep blood sugar levels low), though ultimately your pancreas wears out (?)
    Hypoglycemia can be caused by too much insulin being produced, thus suppressing blood sugar too far, by "overshooting" what it's trying to control.
    My first thought with my Mum's insulin levels was diabetes... but I'm also reading that low insulin levels can be very healthy?
    We freaked for a moment that it might be cancer, but it's not a symptom of pancreatic cancer - phew.

  3. SleepyRoots

    What sort of test did she have?
    Insulin reacts to and regulates blood glucose.
    Type 1 Diabetes: low insulin -> toxic blood glucose levels.
    type 2 Diabetes: high insulin -> toxic blood glucose levels.
    Low insulin and low/normal blood glucose is ,well, normal. Especially on a low carb diet if your mum is following one as well.
    Did the doctors make any comments/explanations or is this just something you noticed on the test results?

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Low Insulin But Normal Fasting Blood Sugar

Low insulin but normal fasting blood sugar Low insulin but normal fasting blood sugar I am not diabetic but I didn't know where to post this question. My Dr. did a fasting insulin and blood glucose test last week. He has gone out of town but his office posts labs on their website so I got the results but won't be able to meet with him until next week. I am not sure if I should be worried about this or not. The results of my fasting blood tests show my insulin as 1.9 and my glucose as 80. I can't find anyting on the internet that says anything about insulin being this low. The last time it was tested, two years ago, it was 6. Does anyone out there know what this might mean??? Re: Low insulin but normal fasting blood sugar The lower the insulin level the better. When you eat something and glucose gets into te blood stream, the pancreas is stimulated to produce insulin, and insulin levesl rise. After fasting, insulin levels should drop right off. A healthy young person should have a fasting insulin of <10. Fasting levels higher than 10 indicate insulin resistance, which is the the underlying problem with type 2 diabetes. So you don't have any insulin resistance. Normal fasting blood Continue reading >>

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    Low C-Peptide, Low Insulin and Low Iron: What does it mean??

    I just learned that my tests of C-PEPTITE, TOTAL INSULIN and IRON SERUM & IRON SATURATION all came LOWER than normal. Since I will not be able to see my doctor at least a month, due to scheduling, and I am wondering what does it mean???
    By the way, at the beginning of this year I was told I am pre-diabetic. I am not on medication, but follow a ow carb diet and exercise regularly. My current A1C is 5.6
    Thanks.

  2. jwags

    I would ask your doctor to run GAD 65 Antibody tests to see if you may be LADA ( slow onset type 1). Maybe you could get the tests done before your appointment next month so he can discuss the findings.

  3. vpenning

    Low c peptide can be associated with low insulin levels. This can be caused by more than just diabetes, so Jeanne's suggestion of the other test could pinpoint as to whether you are LADA or have some other condition that is causing this.
    http://labtestsonline.org/understand...ptide/tab/test

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