Table 1

Features of 75 g oral glucose tolerance tests of 168 young Japanese women in the presence and absence of postload low glycemia (≤70 mg/dL)

Postload low glycemiaP value
AbsentPresent
(n=129)(n=39)
Fasting glucose (mg/dL)85±681±70.001
30 min glucose (mg/dL)129±23103±21<0.001
1-hour glucose (mg/dL)112±3076±22<0.001
2-hour glucose (mg/dL)97±1976±16<0.001
Fasting insulin (μU/mL)5.8±2.95.8±3.70.895
30 min insulin (μU/mL)50±2863±390.052
1-hour insulin (μU/mL)45±2633±200.007
2-hour insulin (μU/mL)38±2230±260.054
Δglucose30 (mg/dL)44±2223±21<0.001
Δinsulin30 (μU/mL)45±2757±380.049
Insulinogenic index2.2±6.010.2±22.90.038
AUCg218±37167±240.000
AUCi80±3773±330.307
HOMA-IR1.22±0.671.17±0.710.656
Adipose IR3.07±2.312.37±1.110.010
Matsuda Index9.3±4.310.4±4.00.114
Orosomucoid (mg/dL)133±25107±19<0.001
Adiponectin (mg/L)11.7±4.314.5±4.8<0.001
  • Mean±SD.

  • AUCg, area under the response curve of glucose; AUCi, area under the response curve of serum insulin; HOMA-IR, homeostasis model assessment-IR; IR, insulin resistance; Δglucose30, incremental glucose during the first 30 min during oral glucose tolerance tests; Δinsulin30, incremental insulin during the first 30 min during oral glucose tolerance tests.