Effects of glucose on fuel utilization and glycerol turnover in normal and injured man.


Rates of fat mobilization (glycerol turnover), and fuel utilization and energy expenditure (indirect calorimetry) were measured in normal subjects and injured or septic patients maintained on high or low iv intakes of glucose as their sole nutrient source during 3-day periods. Regimens were given consecutively to each subject in random order. Concentrations… (More)