TABLE 1

Baseline plasma hormone concentrations in normal saline controls, recurrently hypoglycemic animals, and recurrently hypoglycemic animals administered the GABAA receptor antagonist bicuculline methiodide

ControlRHRH + BMI
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Plasma glucose (mg/dl)114 ± 3108 ± 12119 ± 5
Glucagon (pg/ml)51 ± 757 ± 1450 ± 11
Epinephrine (pg/ml)98 ± 32137 ± 8749 ± 14
Norepinephrine (pg/ml)162 ± 37214 ± 33257 ± 62
Corticosterone (ng/ml)37 ± 540 ± 845 ± 5
Insulin (μU/ml)10 ± 226 ± 914 ± 2
  • Data are means ± SE. RH, recurrently hypoglycemic animals; RH + BMI, recurrently hypoglycemic animals administered the GABAA receptor antagonist bicuculline methiodide.