A study on the hyperinsulinism of late pregnancy.

  title={A study on the hyperinsulinism of late pregnancy.},
  author={I Piva and Giuseppe Erle and M Thiella and Liliana Lora and Mario Strazzabosco and Nicola Sicolo and Giovanni Federspil},
  journal={Journal of endocrinological investigation},
  volume={14 10},
Much research has demonstrated that in late pregnancy glucose administration causes a marked increase of peripheral insulin levels. To ascertain whether this particular increase is due to increased insulin secretion and/or to reduced hepatic insulin removal, we measured blood glucose, plasma C-peptide and plasma insulin during OGTT in 7 nonpregnant women… CONTINUE READING