Table 1

Results of the diagnostic fast

Metabolite/hormoneCase 1Case 2
Blood glucose (mmol/l)2.42.2
Plasma insulin (mU/l)9.122.1
C peptide (mU/l)4011466
Non-esterified fatty acids (mmol/l)0.060.21
β-hydroxybutyrate (mmol/l)<0.05<0.01
Serum cortisol (nmol/l)293500
Serum growth hormone (mU/l)94.738
Serum ammonia (μmol/l)1630