SGLT2 inhibitors and low C-peptide.

LittleGreyCat

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Type of diabetes
Type 2
Treatment type
Tablets (oral)
Dislikes
Diet drinks - the artificial sweeteners taste vile.
Having to forswear foods I have loved all my life.
Trying to find low carb meals when eating out.
Diabetic Ketoacidosis Risk with SGLT2 inhibitors

This includes in risk factors:
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  • a low beta cell function reserve (eg, patients with type 2 diabetes who have low C-peptide levels, latent autoimmune diabetes in adults [LADA], or a history of pancreatitis)
"

This implies that there should be a C-peptide test before the prescription of SGLT2 inhibitors (or how would you know the risk level?).

Has anyone had a C-peptide test before starting on SGLT2 inhibitors?
 
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