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blood insulin level area under curve (AUC) +   
blood insulin to glucagon ratio 
calculated plasma insulin level +   
calculated serum insulin level +   
A measurement which has been normalized, adjusted or derived by a mathematical process or computation, of the amount of insulin, the fuel-regulating peptide hormone which is formed from proinsulin in the beta cells of the pancreatic islets and which promotes the storage of glucose and the uptake of amino acids, increases protein and lipid synthesis, and inhibits lipolysis and gluconeogenesis, in a specified sample of serum, the clear liquid that separates from blood after it has clotted completely, i.e. blood plasma from which fibrinogen has been removed.
change in blood insulin level 
Homeostatic Model Assessment of Beta cell function 
Homeostatic Model Assessment of Insulin Resistance 
whole body insulin sensitivity index 

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Definition Sources: Dorland:Dorlands_Illustrated_Medical_Dictionary--31st_Ed, ISBN:978-1416049982, Merriam-Webster:Merriam-Websters_Online_Dictionary--11th_Ed, Saunders:Saunders_Comprehensive_Veterinary_Dictionary--3rd_Ed

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