Table 3: Results of the 75g OGTT

From: Enhanced insulin sensitivity in successful, long-term weight loss maintainers compared with matched controls with no weight loss history

 LSW (n=19)RED (n=15)OSW (n=10)REL (n=11)
Fasting PG (mmol l−1)4.84.95.45.2
 4.6–5.14.5–5.24.8–6.24.7–7.5
2 h PG (mmol l−1)6.1a (5.3–7.3)6.2b,c (5.3–6.7)7.9 (6.7–8.9)7.7 (6.1–9.8)
Fasting plasma insulin (ml U−1 l−1)7.6 (4.8–10.5)4.5d,b,c (2.9–5.2)12.4 (9.1–16.2)9.3 (5.6–14.9)
2 h Plasma insulin (ml U−1 l−1)41.1a (25.0–64.3)19.7d,b,c (10.9–31.1)91.5 (52.1–140.2)49.9 (31.2–115.7)
IFG: fasting PG5.6 <7.8 mmol l−1 (n (% of category))2 (10.5)3 (20)5 (50)5 (45)
IGT: 2 h PG7.8 mmol l−1 (n (% of category))4 (21)1 (7)5 (50)6 (55)
  1. Abbreviations: IFG, impaired fasting glucose; IGT, Impaired glucose tolerance; LSW, stable low-weight; OSW, obese stable weight; PG, plasma glucose; RED, reduced; REL, relapsed.
  2. Significant differences (P<0.05).
  3. aLSW and OSW.
  4. bRED and OSW.
  5. cRED and REL.
  6. dLSW and RED.