Journal of Diabetes Research / 2017 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Associated Factors with Biochemical Hypoglycemia during an Oral Glucose Tolerance Test in a Chinese Population

Table 2

Characteristics of insulin secretion and insulin resistance of biochemical hypoglycemia compared with NGT.

Glu120 ≤ 3.0 mmol/lGlu120 > 3.0 mmol/l

Fasting insulin (μU/ml)7.4 (5.0–8.9)8.1 (5.0–9.5)0.18
Ins30 (μU/ml)53.0 (27.6–64.9)47.9 (22.8–60.1)0.12
Ins120 (μU/ml)16.3 (7.5–17.7)32.4 (14.6–39.7)≤0.001
Masuda ISI10.72 (7.44–12.94)8.64 (5.55–10.79)≤0.001
Stumvoll early1338.4 (1162.6–1466.3)1012.3 (792.1–1180.1)≤0.001
Stumvoll late340.8 (310.8–354.8)260.7 (212.3–294.8)≤0.001

The levels were expressed as median (25%–75%); NGT: normal glucose tolerance; Glu120: OGTT 2-hour glucose; Ins30: serum insulin level at 30 minutes after an OGTT; Ins120: serum insulin level at 120 minutes after an OGTT; Masuda ISI: the Matsuda’s insulin sensitivity index.

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