TABLE 2

Subject characteristics

Acipimox treatment
BeforeAfter
Age (years)41 ± 4
Sex (F/M)4/6
BMI (kg/m2)26.5 ± 0.826.4 ± 0.8
Fasting insulin (pmol/l)38 ± 440 ± 6
Fasting glucose (mmol/l)5.2 ± 0.15.2 ± 0.1
Fasting FFAs (mmol/l)0.584 ± 0.0410.252 ± 0.053§
Clamp FFAs (mmol/l)0.156 ± 0.0160.125 ± 0.014§
Fasting adiponectin (μg/ml)7.4 ± 0.87.0 ± 1.0
  • Data are means ± SE.

  • P < 0.01 basal vs. clamp;

  • §

    § P < 0.01 after vs. before acipimox.