[Differences in insulin secretion facilitate the differential diagnosis of insulinoma and factitious hypoglycaemia].

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HISTORY A 33-year-old female nurse (married; two children; BMI 30.9 kg/m2) had recurrent episodes of symptomatic hypoglycaemia over some months. INVESTIGATIONS Two fasting tests were terminated after 26 hours because the patient became unconscious. Improved insulin/glucose ratio was infinity and 6.1 [mU/l]/[mg/dl] (normal value < 0.5). An… (More)

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@article{Meier2002DifferencesII, title={[Differences in insulin secretion facilitate the differential diagnosis of insulinoma and factitious hypoglycaemia].}, author={Juris J Meier and Katrin Huecking and D. Gr{\"u}neklee and W. Schmiegel and Matthias Nauck}, journal={Deutsche medizinische Wochenschrift}, year={2002}, volume={127 8}, pages={375-8} }