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Table 1 Subjects’ characteristics

From: Carbohydrate co-ingestion with protein does not further augment post-prandial muscle protein accretion in older men

  PRO PRO-CHO
n 12 12
Age (y) 74.3 ± 1.2 74.8 ± 1.0
Weight (kg) 78.4 ± 1.9 78.4 ± 2.1
BMI (kg/m2) 25.7 ± 0.4 25.8 ± 0.7
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 140 ± 5 145 ± 5
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 74 ± 3 71 ± 4
Fat (%) 22.3 ± 1.3 23.2 ± 1.1
Lean body mass (kg) 58.5 ± 1.1 57.5 ± 1.1
Basal plasma glucose (mmol.L-1) 5.4 ± 0.1 5.4 ± 0.1
Plasma glucose OGTT t=120 min (mmol.L-1) 6.3 ± 0.5 6.0 ± 0.6
Basal plasma insulin (mU.L-1) 21 ± 2 21 ± 2
Plasma insulin OGTT t=120 min (mU.L-1) 93 ± 19 94 ± 16
HbA1c (%) 5.7 ± 0.1 5.7 ± 0.1
HOMA 5.1 ± 0.5 5.1 ± 0.6
OGIS (mL.min.m-1) 347 ± 17 346 ± 16
  1. Values represent means±SEM. HbA1c: glycated hemoglobin; OGTT: oral-glucose-tolerance-test; HOMA: Homeostasis Model Assessment; OGIS: Oral Glucose Insulin Sensitivity. Data were analysed with a two-tailed unpaired t-test. No significant differences between groups.