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Insulin stress test assay estimates (DNB Dec-2010)



A Diabetes mellitus
B Growth hormone

C Glucagon assay
D Catecholamines

Ans. B Growth hormone

I. Insulin Tolerance Test: ­

a. uses for assessment of the hypothalamic - pituitary axis and assessment of GH deficiency.

b. C/I IHD, Epilepsy and severe Hypopituitarism

c. AIM To produce adequate hypoglycemia

d. Result Normal subject GH > 20 mU/L

Normal subject cortisol> 550 mU/L.

II. Tests of GH secretion (stimulation test)­

a. I hour after going to sleep

b. Frequent sampling during sleep

c. Post excercise

d. Insulin induced hypoglycemia

e. Clonidine

f. Arginine

g. Glucagon

III. ACTH stimulation test used for diagnosis of Primary or secondary Adrenal insufficiency (Addison's dis) Q

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