Abstract

    Open Access Case Report Article ID: IJCEM-6-143

    Hypoglycemia as first presentation of insulin resistance-A case report

    Sourya Sourabh Mohakuda and J Muthukrishnan*

    Post prandial hypoglycemia refers to low blood glucose levels in the post meal period. In absence of any gastro-intestinal abnormality or surgery, other less common conditions need consideration. Extended glucose tolerance test helps confirm the diagnosis. The timing of hypoglycemia post meals and the corresponding insulin and C-peptide values help in understanding its pathophysiology. Hyperinsulinemia in Insulin resistance can also rarely present initially with post meal hypoglycemia. Frequent low glycemic index meals along with alpha-glucosidase inhibitors help alleviating the symptoms. We report this case for its rarity and clinical relevance.

    Keywords:

    Published on: Jan 28, 2020 Pages: 5-7

    Full Text PDF Full Text HTML DOI: 10.17352/ijcem.000043
    CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos Universite de Paris UW Libraries SJSU King Library SJSU King Library NUS Library McGill DET KGL BIBLiOTEK JCU Discovery Universidad De Lima WorldCat VU on WorldCat

    Indexing/Archiving

    Global Views

    Case Reports

    Peertechz Tweets

    Pinterest on IJCEM

    Google Reviews 11