Fasting insulin concentration in blood of healthy lean individuals

Range 18 - 90 pmol/L
Organism Human Homo sapiens
Reference Wilcox G. Insulin and insulin resistance. Clin Biochem Rev. 2005 May26(2):19-39. p.22 right column top paragraphPubMed ID16278749
Primary Source Kahn SE, McCulloch DK, Porte D. Insulin secretion in the normal and diabetic human. In: Alberti KGMM, Zimmet P, Defronzo RA, editors & Keen H, (hon) editor. International Textbook of Diabetes Mellitus. (2nd ed) John Wiley & Sons, New York 1997 p. 337-54.
Comments P.22 left column bottom paragraph: "In healthy lean individuals circulating venous (or arterial) fasting insulin concentrations are about 3-15 mIU/L or 18-90 pmol/L (primary source). Meal-related insulin secretion accounts for the remaining fraction of the total daily output."
Entered by Uri M
ID 109964