Figure 2.

Area under the curve, glucose. This figure illustrates the area under the curve (AUC) for (A) glucose and (B) insulin, during the oral glucose tolerance tests at weeks 0, 6, and 12. The AUC for glucose was 240 ± 88 (week 0), 232 ± 92 (week 6) and 227 ± 71 (week 12). The differences in AUC for glucose were not statistically significant (week 0 to week 6, P = 0.45, and week 6 to week 12, P = 0.89). The AUC for insulin was 134 ±125 (week 0), 95 ± 91 (week 6) and 123 ± 91 (week 12). The differences in AUC for insulin between week 0 to week 6 (P = 0.09) and week 6 to week 12 (P = 0.021) suggest an important trend.

Mercer et al. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2012 14:R135   doi:10.1186/ar3868
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