Insulin tolerance test

What is Insulin tolerance test?

Insulin tolerance test is done to asses pituitary and adrenal function.It is a gold standard to asses the pituitary hypothalamus adrenal axis.

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I have recently been diagnosed with Sheehan's syndrome. I am 45 years old and had a blood loss of 4L with my last child, eight years ago. The...

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Hi Suzanne

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Good day.
Noted your concern.
In sheehan's syndrome, based on the type of pituitary cells estroyed, one...

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My question to doctor specialist in treating male sex hormone (Andrologist)

Doctor, I am suffering from low testosterone problem from...

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low testosterone must have a reason.

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Dear Mr. Niren, Hi! you are welcome on HCM platform. Low testosterone level...

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I am Male 31yr, 6'1" & 90 Kg. I am suffering from problem of severely low testosterone since I used Anabolic Steroid Cycle during...

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Welcome to HCM. I have gone through the question and understand your concerns. Your...

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