Table 3

Mean and standard error of the mean of the difference between preoperative and postoperative values of serum glycaemia, insulin, and insulin resistance (HOMA-IR) in the two groups.

Variable

Grupo CO

Grupo CHO-P

p


HOMA-IR

4.8 ± 1.1

-2.5 ± 1.5

p = 0.001

Insulin

15.5 ± 3.8

-8.8 ± 4.6

p < 0.001

Glycaemia

30.0 ± 7.3

1.6 ± 12.1

p = 0.036


CO = control group; CHO-P = whey protein group.

Perrone et al. Nutrition Journal 2011 10:66   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-10-66

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