TABLE 1

Plasma glucose, insulin, NEFA, and triglyceride concentrations after an overnight fast and at the end of the 80 mU · m–2 · min–1 hyperinsulinemic-euglycemic clamps in 8 normal women and 10 normal men in the absence and presence of an infusion of Intralipid and heparin

Women (n = 8)Men (n = 10)
ControlLipidControlLipid
Plasma glucose (mmol/l)
 Fasting4.9 ± 0.24.8 ± 0.14.9 ± 0.15.0 ± 0.1
 End of clamp4.8 ± 0.14.9 ± 0.15.0 ± 0.05.1 ± 0.0
Plasma insulin (mU/l)
 Fasting8.9 ± 1.59.6 ± 2.07.0 ± 1.77.8 ± 1.6
 End of clamp123 ± 9128 ± 18118 ± 7117 ± 8
Plasma NEFA (μmol/l)
 Fasting535 ± 811,148 ± 75*351 ± 511,018 ± 60*
 End of clamp24 ± 5809 ± 105*15 ± 4780 ± 80*
Plasma triglyceride (mg/dl)
 Fasting145 ± 41321 ± 70104 ± 21223 ± 36*
 End of clamp97 ± 36317 ± 8071 ± 20277 ± 51*
  • Data are means ± SE.

  • * P < 0.001,

  • P < 0.01,

  • P < 0.005 compared with the control study.