Tag: "hyperinsulinism" at biology news
Enzyme defect leads to hyperinsulinism
...hemistry and Molecular Biology journal. Congenital hyperinsulinism
is a group of genetic disorders that cause hypogly...of Philadelphia. "In its various forms, congenital hyperinsulinism
is the most common and most difficult cause of hypoglycemia in young infants." The majority of cases...
Low blood glucose levels may complicate gastric bypass surgery, study shows
...ncreas that produces too much insulin, or familial hyperinsulinism
(hereditary production of too much insulin), which in severe cases can necessitate removal of the pancreas. In patients following bariatric surgery, additional mechanisms may contribute to overproduction of insulin. "First, insulin sensitivity (resp...