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Table 4 Brain glucose: multifactorial associations

From: Nutritional support and brain tissue glucose metabolism in poor-grade SAH: a retrospective observational study

Characteristic Estimate (95% confidence interval) P- Value
Enteral feeds (cal/kg/hour)   
   0 to 0.068 (Reference)  
   0.069 to 0.697 0.012 (-0.007, 0.032) 0.680
   0.70 to 2.16 -0.006 (-0.036, 0.024) 0.213
Insulin administration (units)   
   0 (Reference)  
   1 to 2 0.018 (-0.014, 0.049) 0.275
   > 2 0.039 (0.003, 0.076) 0.036
Serum glucose (mmol/L) 0.036 (0.027, 0.045) 0.000
Lactate/pyruvate ratio ≤ 40 0.089 (0.027, 0.152) 0.032
Insulin administration (units) * LPR ≤ 40   
   Insulin administration > 2 units * LPR ≤ 40 (Reference)  
   Insulin administration 1 to 2 units * LPR ≤ 40 -0.048 (-0.091, -0.005) 0.005
   Insulin administration 0 units* LPR ≤ 40 -0.059 (-0.122, 0.004) 0.062