Diurnal Variation in Glucose Tolerance and its Reversal by Lengthened FastingBr Med J 1974; 2 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.2.5920.640 (Published 22 June 1974) Cite this as: Br Med J 1974;2:640
- P. M. Trenchard,
- R. D. Jennings
In a group of healthy young male volunteers a worsened tolerance to oral glucose in the afternoon after a four-hour fast was reversed by a 12-hour fast. The latter also produced consistent mild hypoglycaemia from two and a half to four hours after the glucose loading irrespective of the time of day.