Welcome all seeking refuge from low carb dogma!
“To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact” ~ Charles Darwin (it's evolutionary baybeee!)
My reading is: this report discusses the administration of exogenous insulin to those hospitalised and recovering from surgery, acute infarcts, sepsis, shock etc. It advocates use of insulin (for Type 2 Diabetics) to keep their blood sugar less than 110 mg/dL.It supports Jenny Ruhl's recent post about the practice in some hospitals to keep post-operative diabetic at hyperglycemic levels, and how to protect against this. http://diabetesupdate.blogspot.com/2010/09/surgical-site-infections-rise.html
This and my other "book mark" post came out of a discussion I was having on an LC forum. I had never heard the insulin = anti-inflammatory thing before. I think too many in the LC realm equate high insulin levels with inflammation where I think they probably co-correlate with adisopathy/dysfunctional fat cells (usually in the obese). Seems further indication that a healthful dietary strategy is one that maintains or restores insulin sensitivity.
Moderation is currently on. Thanks in advance for your patience.