Table 1

Circadian variation of insulin requirements in the participants

0600–1200 h1200–1800 h1800–2400 h2400–0600 h
Before dialysis6.61 ± 2.456.82 ± 2.476.98 ± 2.713.18 ± 1.57
After dialysis5.87 ± 1.295.19 ± 1.986.41 ± 1.432.49 ± 1.25
P (t test)*0.300.0480.430.22
  • Data are means ± SD.

  • *Day after vs. day before dialysis by paired t test.