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Table 2 A summary of the 6 parameters of the model and their purpose

From: Simulation and qualitative analysis of glucose variability, mean glucose, and hypoglycemia after subcutaneous insulin therapy for stress hyperglycemia

Parameter name Description
τ 1 Time delay, endogenous insulin secretion
τ 2 Time delay, endogenous glucose secretion
β Amplitude, insulin-dependent glucose utilization
α Amplitude, endogenous insulin production
г Amplitude, gluconeogenesis
d i Amplitude, insulin clearance