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Table 1 Basal glucose (mg/dl) and insulin (ng/ml) concentrations for both bolus glucose injection and hyperglycaemic clamp studies at four gestation age groups. Within columns values with different superscripts are significantly different at p < 0.05 and (n) = number of animals.

From: Glucose-stimulated insulin response in pregnant sheep following acute suppression of plasma non-esterified fatty acid concentrations

  Glucose Insulin
  Bolus Clamp Bolus Clamp
NPNL (15) 46.9 ± 1.7a 51.1 ± 1.9a 0.89 ± 0.13a 1.09 ± 0.10a
90 dGA (4) 40.1 ± 4.8ab   0.64 ± 0.05ab  
105 dGA (9) 29.1 ± 4.0bc 38.6 ± 3.0b 0.49 ± 0.11bc 0.53 ± 0.06b
135 dGA (9) 21.3± 1.9c 40.6 ± 4.9b 0.29 ± 0.07c 0.36 ± 0.06b