TABLE 4

Glucose oxidation rates in islets isolated from GK rats after 6 weeks of high-fat diet or regular diet

Glucose oxidation (pmol·islet−1·h−1)Nontreated
Insulin-treated
GK-RDGK-HFDGK-RDGK-HFD
At 2.8 mmol/l glucose (n = 4)6.3 ± 0.26.1 ± 0.25.6 ± 0.35.4 ± 0.2
At 16.7 mmol/l glucose (n = 4)30.1 ± 2.229.6 ± 1.228.7 ± 0.727.3 ± 0.3
  • Data are means ± SE. HFD, high-fat diet; RD, regular diet.