insulinopenic

insulinopenic

/in·su·lin·o·pe·nic/ (in″sdbobr-lin″o-pe´nik) diminishing, or pertaining to a decrease in, the level of circulating insulin.
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The latter presentation is seen in adults who "retain sufficient b-cell function to prevent ketoacidosis for many years", but finally become insulinopenic.
Insulinopenic diabetes after rodenticide (Vacor) ingestion: a unique model of acquired diabetes in man.
Putting the insulin curves for the different patterns into a single graph illustrates a distinct progression of insulin resistance from normal to insulinopenic (Figure 10, p.
Patients with type 2 diabetes can be divided into three basic pathophysiologic phenotypes: classic type 2 diabetes, insulinopenic type 2 diabetes, and hyperinsulinemic type 2 diabetes.
Patients with the insulinopenic form of type 2 diabetes should receive insulin treatment, those with the hyperinsulinemic form should be treated with a sensitizer drug, and patients with a combination of both defects--classic type 2 diabetes--should be treated according to recommendations (Diabetes Care 2012;35:1364-79), he said in an interview.
About half the patients had classic type 2, a third had the hyperinsulinemic form (but not type 1 diabetes or LADA), and fewer than a quarter had the insulinopenic form.
Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease, which is due to the specific destruction of the endocrine insulin-secreting pancreatic [beta] cells resulting in an insulinopenic state.
The insulin resistance eventually achieves a level where the person is relatively insulinopenic.