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C-Peptide Test measures the amount of c peptide in your blood.
Frequently Asked Questions
The amount of C peptide in the blood is the measure of insulin production in the blood. Hence, to see if insulin production is normal or to investigate the cause of high blood sugar, C peptide is measured.
Your doctor would recommend this test for you if he sees the signs of type 1 diabetes in you. The symptoms include:
- Increased thirst
- Frequent urination
- Intense hunger
- Sudden weight loss
- Irritability and mood swings
- Fatigue and weakness
- Blurred vision
Insulin is a protein produced by the pancreas, and is essential in controlling sugar level in the body. C-peptide is a substance, a short chain of amino acids, which is released when insulin is produced by the pancreas.
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