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What is proinsulin test? Does having high home index a concern? My home index was 7.5 and insulin was 55 (fasting) doctor started on metformin 500 mg two time and lipaglyn 4 mg,

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What is proinsulin test? Does having high home index a co...
Mr. lybrate-user, Thanks for the query. The test is to measure level of insulin secretion and resistance to its action. Not really needed in routine treatment. Most important is your fasting, PP glucose levels & HbA1c% are more relevant for initiating the treatment. Plus diet control plus exercise which play equally importnat role in controlling blood glucose levels. Thanks.
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