TABLE 3

Urinary nitrate data

0–6 h6–12 h12–24 h24–48 h
Control subjects
 Urinary volume (ml)306 ± 38416 ± 571,080 ± 1861,070 ± 235
 Nitrate concentration (μmol/l)1,044 ± 509699 ± 268367 ± 96415 ± 106
 Tracer-to-tracee ratio (%)0.047 ± 0.0120.057 ± 0.0130.016 ± 0.0020.012 ± 0.005
 Tracee mass (μmol)274 ± 131297 ± 122346 ± 91376 ± 73
 Tracer mass (μmol)0.135 ± 0.0640.177 ± 0.0850.053 ± 0.0120.048 ± 0.026
Type 2 diabetic patients
 Urinary volume (ml)392 ± 42488 ± 481,600 ± 1501,517 ± 180
 Nitrate concentration (μmol/l)491 ± 253296 ± 57278 ± 56354 ± 91
 Tracer-to-tracee ratio (%)0.047 ± 0.0080.043 ± 0.0070.011 ± 0.0050.004 ± 0.001
 Tracee mass (μmol)199 ± 117137 ± 27431 ± 84545 ± 175
 Tracer mass (μmol)0.077 ± 0.0360.063 ± 0.0170.049 ± 0.0190.021 ± 0.019
  • Data are means ± SE.