Which factors can falsely elevate insulin levels?

Updated: Jan 02, 2019
  • Author: Saranya Buppajarntham, MD; Chief Editor: Eric B Staros, MD  more...
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Insulin levels may be falsely elevated by the following:

  • Amino acid (leucine, arginine, and lysine)

  • Steroid

  • Insulin secretagogue (sulfonylurea and glinide)

  • Estrogen [10]

  • Beta2 agonist

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