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Table 3 Plasma IL-8 concentrations in the studied groups.

From: Plasma interleukin 8 concentrations in obese subjects with impaired glucose tolerance.

  NGT group (n = 27) IGT group (n = 17) p value
Fasting IL-8 (pg/ml) 4.27 ± 1.61 4.22 ± 1.54 0.92
IL-8 after clamp (pg/ml) 6.23 ± 3.82 6.05 ± 3.05 0.86
IL-8 after OGTT (pg/ml) 5.02 ± 1.60 6.30 ± 2.52 0.044
  1. Data are presented as mean ± S.D. NGT, normal glucose tolerance; IGT, impaired glucose tolerance; IL-8, interleukin 8; OGTT, oral glucose tolerance test