Table 2—

Basal levels before the FSIGT

Control subjects
Type 2 diabetic subjects
BasalAlcoholBasalAlcohol
Glucose (mmol/l)5.5 ± 0.25.6 ± 0.28.8 ± 0.8*9.1 ± 0.8*
Insulin (pmol/l)40 ± 7142 ± 1759 ± 767 ± 16
C-peptide (nmol/l)0.549 ± 0.0620.602 ± 0.1190.615 ± 0.0920.569 ± 0.079
Lactate (mmol/l)0.637 ± 0.0420.616 ± 0.0500.782 ± 0.1330.999 ± 0.145
FFAs (mmol/l)0.318 ± 0.0440.359 ± 0.0200.637 ± 0.094*0.547 ± 0.112
  • Data are means ± SEM. No value was statistically different from the corresponding one of the test without alcohol (control study).

  • *

    * P < 0.01;

  • P < 0.05; type 2 diabetic vs. control subjects.