Table 4—

Univariate correlations between changes in inflammatory markers and changes in glucose utilization (M) and insulin sensitivity (M/I) (n = 37)

Pearson’s correlation coefficientsΔM
ΔM/I
μmol · kg−1 · min−1μmol · kgFFM−1 · min−1μmol · kg−1 · min−1/pmol/lμmol · kgFFM−1 · min−1/pmol/l
ΔLog CRP (μg/ml)−0.33*−0.28−0.29−0.23
ΔLog TNF-α (pg/ml)−0.13−0.14−0.07−0.08
ΔLog sTNFR-1 (pg/ml)−0.45§−0.43−0.36*−0.28
ΔLog sTNFR-2 (pg/ml)−0.25−0.29−0.24−0.27
ΔLog IL-6 (pg/ml)−0.48§−0.38*−0.51§−0.41*
ΔIL-6sR (μg/ml)−0.17−0.12−0.14−0.08
  • *

    * *P < 0.05;

  • P = 0.09;

  • P = 0.08;

  • §

    § P < 0.0005;

  • P < 0.01.