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Table 3 Key variables of the Intensive Control Insulin-Nutrition-Glucose metabolic glucose model

From: Untangling glycaemia and mortality in critical care

Parameter Description
G(t) Blood glucose level (mmol/L)
I(t) Plasma insulin concentration (mU/L)
Q(t) Interstitial insulin concentration (mU/L)
P(t) Glucose appearance in plasma from dextrose intake (mmol/minute)
S I Insulin sensitivity (L/mU/minute)
  1. Full table is provided in Additional file 1