Justin Delgado is husband to Kacie Doyle-Delgado, diagnosed at age 11. After more than a decade together, he considers himself to be an expert carb counter and Dexcom inserter. He graduated with his Master of Science in Finance from the University of Utah in 2013 and has been working in commercial banking since then. He attended his first Friends for Life conference in 2015 and is looking forward to volunteering with the teens.
January 17, 2006
Question from Chillicothe, Illinois, USA:
I was diagnosed with postprandial hypoglycemia since I had gastric bypass surgery in April 2004. I am worried because of the new study of hyperfunctioning pancreatic islets that may be causing this. What is the blood test that my doctor can do to check if this is the cause?
It is not a single blood test that makes the diagnosis. It is the situation of finding inappropriate low blood sugars with elevated insulin and C-peptide levels at the time of the symptoms. Other conditions need to be ruled out.