TABLE 2

Metabolic parameters during basal and euglycemic hyperinsulinemic clamps in control and refed rats at week 1 of refeeding

ControlRefedTwo-sample tests
Plasma glucose (mg/100 ml)
    Basal159 ± 4174 ± 5P < 0.05
    Insulin-stimulated144 ± 5143 ± 3NS
Plasma insulin (ng/ml)
    Basal2.25 ± 0.263.10 ± 0.27P < 0.05
    Insulin-stimulated10.3 ± 1.610.3 ± 0.9NS
Glucose infusion rate (mg · min−1 · kg−1)21.8 ± 1.219.6 ± 0.7NS
Whole-body glucose utilization rate (mg · min−1 · kg−1)
    Basal8.4 ± 1.010.3 ± 0.8NS
    Insulin-stimulated20.0 ± 1.117.8 ± 1.1NS
  • All values are means ± SE (n = 8–9). NS, no statistically significant difference.