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Hyperinsulinism (Hyperinsulinemia) Summary

Description: A syndrome with excessively high INSULIN levels in the BLOOD. It may cause HYPOGLYCEMIA. Etiology of hyperinsulinism varies, including hypersecretion of a beta cell tumor (INSULINOMA); autoantibodies against insulin (INSULIN ANTIBODIES); defective insulin receptor (INSULIN RESISTANCE); or overuse of exogenous insulin or HYPOGLYCEMIC AGENTS.

Also Known As: Hyperinsulinemia; Compensatory Hyperinsulinemia; Endogenous Hyperinsulinism; Exogenous Hyperinsulinism; Hyperinsulinemia, Compensatory Show All >>

Networked: 7235 relevant articles (308 outcomes, 625 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Hyperinsulinism

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Insulin (Novolin) : 134 outcomes 235 studies in 3013 results : FDA 2
  2. Glucose (Dextrose) : 90 outcomes 176 studies in 2112 results : FDA 175 Generic
  3. Metformin (Glucophage) : 27 outcomes 18 studies in 129 results : FDA 4 Generic
  4. Fructose : 11 outcomes 19 studies in 181 results : IBA
  5. Adiponectin : 9 outcomes 13 studies in 98 results : IBA
  6. Blood Glucose (Blood Sugar) : 9 outcomes 10 studies in 156 results : IBA
  7. troglitazone (Rezulin) : 9 outcomes 3 studies in 32 results : FDA 2
  8. pioglitazone (Actos) : 8 outcomes 3 studies in 32 results : FDA 9
  9. C-Peptide : 6 outcomes 10 studies in 149 results : IBA
  10. Diazoxide (Hyperstat) : 6 outcomes 1 study in 77 results : FDA 5
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Diseases Related to Hyperinsulinism

  1. Hyperglycemia
  2. Insulin Resistance
  3. Body Weight (Weight, Body)
  4. Obesity
  5. Hypertriglyceridemia
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Key Therapies for Hyperinsulinism

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  1. Oral Administration : 3 outcomes 3 studies in 10 results
  2. Caloric Restriction : 3 outcomes 1 study in 15 results
  3. Gastric Bypass (Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass) : 3 outcomes in 12 results
  4. Pancreatectomy : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 63 results
  5. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 24 results
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