TABLE 2

Blood lactate, serum nonesterified fatty acid, blood β-hydroxybutyrate, and blood alanine concentrations during hyperinsulinemic-stepped hypoglycemic (85, 75, 65, 55, and 45 mg/dl) clamps on day 2 after saline or cortisol infusions on day 1

Time (min)Lactate (μmol/l)
Nonesterified fatty acids (μmol/l)
β-Hydroxybutyrate (μmol/l)
Alanine (μmol/l)
After salineAfter cortisolAfter salineAfter cortisolAfter salineAfter cortisolAfter salineAfter cortisol
−30888 ± 1031,040 ± 119412 ± 45362 ± 42126 ± 15141 ± 20390 ± 62440 ± 39
−15778 ± 100850 ± 122415 ± 39390 ± 30119 ± 18128 ± 23310 ± 43413 ± 35
0800 ± 102805 ± 116416 ± 41387 ± 32138 ± 21125 ± 15367 ± 50403 ± 31
301,044 ± 871,250 ± 178144 ± 17116 ± 12127 ± 4396 ± 17337 ± 48430 ± 46
601,298 ± 751,453 ± 18378 ± 971 ± 987 ± 1381 ± 14366 ± 50404 ± 31
901,215 ± 911,290 ± 16174 ± 1168 ± 979 ± 1693 ± 14349 ± 49370 ± 34
1201,136 ± 671,197 ± 14059 ± 1172 ± 985 ± 16123 ± 30316 ± 28346 ± 28
1501,167 ± 471,037 ± 11363 ± 1270 ± 1375 ± 1588 ± 10322 ± 36318 ± 15
1801,213 ± 621,040 ± 18759 ± 1079 ± 1764 ± 1172 ± 13298 ± 22283 ± 19
2101,248 ± 981,228 ± 14962 ± 1163 ± 1070 ± 1086 ± 14272 ± 25305 ± 20
2401,477 ± 1301,654 ± 18766 ± 1249 ± 775 ± 1696 ± 16300 ± 34305 ± 20
2701,808 ± 2341,618 ± 16372 ± 974 ± 15131 ± 36128 ± 31320 ± 53293 ± 21
3002,046 ± 1992,009 ± 21486 ± 1283 ± 2386 ± 18103 ± 18288 ± 27286 ± 17
  • Data are means ± SE.