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Disease Hyperinsulinism

Name Hyperinsulinism
Synonyms Compensatory Hyperinsulinemia | Endogenous Hyperinsulinism | Exogenous Hyperinsulinism | Hyperinsulinemia | Hyperinsulinemia, Compensatory | Hyperinsulinism, Endogenous | Hyperinsulinism, Exogenous
Definition 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.
Categories Metabolic disease
MeSH® ID D006946
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DiseasesNutritional and Metabolic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Metabolic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Glucose Metabolism Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Hyperinsulinism Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references

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Hyperinsulinism Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references
View node Congenital Hyperinsulinism Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
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  Hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia, familial, 3 Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Hyperinsulinemic Hypoglycemia, Familial, 4 Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Hyperinsulinemic Hypoglycemia, Familial, 5 Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia, familial, 6 Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia, familial, 7 Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
View node Insulin Resistance Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references