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Table 2 Mean and standard error of the mean of postoperative serum glycaemia, insulin, and insulin resistance (HOMA-IR) in the two groups.

From: Effects of preoperative feeding with a whey protein plus carbohydrate drink on the acute phase response and insulin resistance. A randomized trial

Variable Group CO Group CHO-P P
HOMA-IR 5.74 ± 1.16 2.75 ± 0.72 0.03
Insulin 19.9 ± 3.9 10.7 ± 2.9 0.05
Glycaemia 115.0 ± 6.0 105.0 ± 8.0 0.09
  1. CO = control group; CHO-P = whey protein group.