Table 1

Anthropometric and laboratory parameters

VariableType 2 diabetesControl
N (female)9 (3)8 (4)
Age (years)57.7 ± 6.160.1 ± 4.4
Height (cm)174 ± 11174 ± 10
Body weight (kg)82 ± 1478 ± 17
BMI (kg/m2)26.9 ± 3.425.1 ± 3.9
A1C (%)7.06 ± 0.98*5.57 ± 0.27
Waist circumference (cm)100 ± 1088 ± 19
Fasting plasma glucose (mmol/L)8.8 ± 1.9*5.3 ± 0.6
Fasting plasma insulin (mU/L)12.1 ± 3.98.5 ± 2.0
Serum LDL cholesterol (mg/dL)119 ± 22146 ± 33
Serum HDL cholesterol (mg/dL)62 ± 959 ± 10
Plasma triglyceride (mg/dL)163 ± 80128 ± 79
GGT (units/L)34 ± 1727 ± 9
AST (units/L)22 ± 524 ± 5
  • Data are expressed as mean ± SD, unless indicated otherwise.

  • *P < 0.001, significant differences between groups.