The Role of Insulin in Human Brain Glucose Metabolism

TABLE 1

Region of interest values for brain glucose uptake

Glucose uptake (mmol · kg−1 · min−1)
P
No insulin Insulin Difference Difference (%)
Whole-brain (from Patlak) 0.214963 0.245278 0.030315 15.28 0.008*
Cerebellum (from ratio) 0.231353 0.230212 −0.001141 −0.49 0.948
Brainstem (from ratio) 0.169826 0.185892 0.016066 9.46 0.178
Cortex (from Patlak) 0.278883 0.3158752 0.036992 14.71 0.014*
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    * Significant.

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  1. Diabetes vol. 51 no. 12 3384-3390