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Table 1 Serum glucose, sodium, potassium, calcium, and phosphate in insulin-treated and control rats after thermal trauma

From: Insulin Attenuates the Systemic Inflammatory Response to Thermal Trauma

  Controls Insulin
  Day 1 Day 2 Day 5 Day 7 Day 1 Day 2 Day 5 Day 7
Glucose (mg/dl) 149 ± 3 148 ± 3 149 ± 3 150 ± 3 122 ± 5* 121 ± 5* 125 ± 7* 122 ± 5*
Sodium (mg/dl) 146 ± 3 148 ± 3 150 ± 3 150 ± 3 145 ± 3 150 ± 3 151 ± 3 151 ± 3
Potassium (mg/dl) 6.4 ± 0.8 6.1 ± 0.8 6.8 ± 0.5 6.8 ± 0.5 6.4 ± 1.1 6.0 ± 1.1 6.7 ± 0.8 6.7 ± 0.8
Calcium (mg/dl) 2.70 ± 0.11 2.70 ± 0.08 2.70 ± 0.08 2.70 ± 0.13 2.60 ± 0.11 2.70 ± 0.21 2.80 ± 0.13 2.80 ± 0.08
Phosphate (mg/dl) 3.2 ± 0.3 3.1 ± 0.6 3.5 ± 0.3 3.4 ± 0.3 3.3 ± 0.8 3.3 ± 0.3 3.6 ± 0.3 3.8 ± 0.8
  1. Data are presented as means ± SD.
  2. *Significant difference between controls and insulin (p < 0.05).
  3. Normal values: glucose, 135 ± 6 mg/dl; sodium, 150 ± 1 mg/dl; potassium, 6.8 ± 0.3 mg/dl; calcium, 2.9 ± 0.04 mg/dl; phosphate, 3.5 ± 0.2 mg/dl.