Insulin

Material: Blood
Study price: PLN 29.00
Waiting time for the result: result no later than the next working day
Booking:

  • We perform the test without prior reservation. Check the working hours of the collection center

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Preparation for the study

General

  • The test material is blood.
  • The patient must be fasting, at least 12 hours after eating the last meal, unless otherwise instructed by the doctor (e.g., performing the test after a meal)
  • Only plain water or bitter (unsweetened) tea can be drunk before the test.
  • Do not drink coffee, flavored water, cola light/ cola "zero" drinks, energy drinks, juices.
  • Do not eat meals, snacks, fruits, vegetables, breath freshening candies, chew gum, smoke cigarettes.

Detailed for children

  • For children under 3 years of age, it is recommended to draw blood from half to one hour after feeding.

Detailed for infants

  • For children under 3 years of age, it is recommended to draw blood from half to one hour after feeding.

Detailed for patients 60 years and older

  • About 30 minutes before the test, it is recommended to consume water or bitter (unsweetened) tea.

Important

The laboratory also performs an insulin curve test, this is a separate test.
Purchase inpatient only. For the insulin curve test, it is necessary to have a physician's referral indicating the loading dose, the number of post-loading intakes and the interval between intakes.
For more information, please contact Patient Services.

For a single insulin determination (no load), a referral is not required.

Description

It is a peptide hormone,secreted by the beta cells of the pancreatic islets.It activates the transport of glucose to muscle and adipose tissue.

Insulin concentration is generally measured to determine the cause of hypoglycemic states.

Development and preparation of material (applies to contractors only)

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