Figure 1: (a) Maximum (max) and minimum (min) plasma glucose concentrations recorded during hepatectomy among all patients and patients with and without diabetes mellitus (total, DM, and non-DM patient groups, respectively). **p<0.01 compared with minimum concentrations in each group. (b) Increase rates in plasma glucose concentrations during surgery in the total, non-DM and DM patient groups. #p<0.05 compared with non-DM patients.