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Table 4 Overview of standard meal test assessments

From: Comparison of exenatide with biphasic insulin aspart 30 on glucose variability in type 2 diabetes: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Time Assessment
-15 ± 5 min Blood sampling for plasma glucose, insulin, and C-peptide testing
-15 ± 5 min Administer metformin and exenatide (or biphasic insulin aspart 30)
0 min Start of ingestion standard meal
+8 ± 2 min End of ingestion standard meal
+120 ± 10 min Blood sampling for plasma glucose, insulin, and C-peptide testing
  1. All time points are relative to targeted first mouthful of the standard meal, at Time 0