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Table 4 Mean GLP-1 levels in relation to enteral feeding in both groups

From: Impact of early versus late enteral nutrition on cell mediated immunity and its relationship with glucagon like peptide-1 in intensive care unit patients: a prospective study

GLP-1 (pmol/L) Group 1 Group 2 P
Before first enteral Feeding 7.10 ± 3.52 8.57 ± 3.91 0.38.9
*Following first enteral feeding 6.74 ± 2.39 7.68 ± 2.47 0.60
On the third day before enteral feeding 7.57 ± 2.84 7.84 ± 3.37 0.91
*On the third day following enteral feeding 7.85 ± 2.37 9.71 ± 4.46 0.09
  1. *The measurements were performed at 5, 15, 30, 60 and 120 minutes of feeding