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Table 3 Measures of insulin sensitivity by dual clamp studya

From: Leucine disposal rate for assessment of amino acid metabolism in maintenance hemodialysis patients

  Hemodialysis
(n = 35)
Control
(n = 17)
P
Carbohydrate Metabolism
 HEGC GDR, mg/kg/min 5.1 ± 2.1 6.3 ± 3.9 0.38
 HEAC GDR, mg/kg/min 6.7 ± 2.1 7.9 ± 4.5 0.35
Protein Metabolism
 Leucine Disposal Rate, mg/kg/min 0.09 ± 0.03 0.11 ± 0.05 0.009
  1. GDR glucose disposal rate, HEAC hyperinsulinemic-euglycemic-euaminoacidemic clamp, HEGC hyperinsulinemic-euglycemic clamp
  2. aResults expressed as median ± SD