Lack of central autonomic regulation of substrate during early fasting in man.

@article{Brodows1976LackOC,
  title={Lack of central autonomic regulation of substrate during early fasting in man.},
  author={Robert G. Brodows and Robert G D Campbell and A J Al-Aziz},
  journal={Metabolism: clinical and experimental},
  year={1976},
  volume={25 7},
  pages={803-7}
}
To determine whether centrally mediated adrenergic tone modulates lipolysis, ketogenesis, or insulinopenia during starvation, four lean male subjects with complete cervical cord transection and six lean healthy male volunteers were fasted for 48 hr. Plasma glucose and insulin levels decreased to comparable levels in both groups. Plasma free fatty acid (FFA… CONTINUE READING