TABLE 2

Metabolic parameters

Saline
Lipid
FastingBasalClampFastingBasalClamp
Glucose (mg/dl)
    30 ml/h93 ± 396 ± 296 ± 293 ± 195 ± 396 ± 2
    60 ml/h92 ± 291 ± 296 ± 190 ± 392 ± 294 ± 3
    90 ml/h88 ± 388 ± 395 ± 291 ± 392 ± 391 ± 3
Insulin (μU/ml)
    30 ml/h6 ± 15 ± 157 ± 38 ± 17 ± 157 ± 3
    60 ml/h8 ± 27 ± 160 ± 49 ± 29 ± 253 ± 5
    90 ml/h7 ± 26 ± 268 ± 157 ± 28 ± 255 ± 11
FFA (μmol/l)
    30 ml/h474 ± 56434 ± 5474 ± 15401 ± 45695 ± 50*269 ± 32*
    60 ml/h401 ± 66402 ± 15472 ± 25386 ± 621,251 ± 140*945 ± 217*
    90 ml/h457 ± 64383 ± 2754 ± 15416 ± 771,688 ± 308*1,260 ± 252*
  • *

    * P < 0.05, lipid vs. saline study;

  • P < 0.05, 60- and 90-ml/h lipid infusion compared with 30-ml/h lipid infusion.