Insulin secretion in healthy Indian volunteers.

  title={Insulin secretion in healthy Indian volunteers.},
  author={Ishwarlal Jialal and R K Desai and M Sewdarsen and S. M. Joubert},
  journal={South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir geneeskunde},
  volume={67 16},
The insulin response to a 100 g oral glucose load was studied in 20 non-obese, healthy Indian females and 20 matched Indian males. There were no differences between the mean glucose responses of the two groups. However, early-phase (0-60 minutes) insulin release was significantly greater in the females. While there were no significant differences between the two groups when the total areas under the insulin and glucose curves were computed, the female volunteers had a significantly higher mean… CONTINUE READING