C-Peptide
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A substance made by the pancreas. C-peptide and insulin are both part of a larger molecule that gets split apart before being released into the blood. Abnormal blood levels of C-peptide may occur in certain diseases, such as diabetes or cancer.

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  • Is the connecting piece between insulin molecules. The C-peptide level can be used to gauge insulin production in the body.

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