TABLE 2

Neuroendocrine parameters during the PET studies in eight subjects studied after euglycemia and nine subjects studied after approximately 24 h of hypoglycemia*

After EUAfter HYPOP
Glucose (mg/dl)64 ± 066 ± 1
Epinephrine (pg/ml)302 ± 77112 ± 340.032
Norepinephrine (pg/ml)253 ± 29208 ± 310.310
Glucagon (pg/ml)118 ± 2943 ± 80.012
Pancreatic polypeptide (pg/ml)117 ± 3538 ± 90.035
Growth hormone (ng/ml)12.1 ± 4.810.6 ± 4.10.809
Cortisol (μg/dl)14.2 ± 2.411.7 ± 2.10.430
  • Data are means ± SE.

  • *

    * To convert glucose to mmol/l multiply by 0.0551, epinephrine to pmol/l multiply by 5.485, norepinephrine to nmol/l multiply by 0.005911, glucagon to pmol/l multiply by 0.2871, pancreatic polypeptide to pmol/l multiply by 0.239, growth hormone to pmol/l multiply by 44.15, and cortisol to nmol/l multiply by 27.59. EU, euglycemia; HYPO, hypoglycemia.