Table 1

Characteristics and biochemical parameters of patients with diabetes with (T2DM-SCT) or without (T2DM) SCT and of healthy individuals with (SCT) or without (CONT) SCT

T2DM-SCTT2DMSCTCONT
Sex (male/female)7/77/78/108/6
Age (years)42.4 ± 9.352.8 ± 11.6***,,42.8 ± 8.240.4 ± 5.7
BMI (kg/m2)29.5 ± 4.7**,†††27.0 ± 4.6*,23.6 ± 3.624.4 ± 2.8
Diastolic BP (mmHg)84 ± 1086 ± 1072 ± 1077 ± 10
Systolic BP (mmHg)128 ± 17131 ± 16*,†††118 ± 14119 ± 13
HbS (%)36.0 ± 2.038.9 ± 2.7
Glucose (g/L)1.7 ± 0.6***,†††1.8 ± 0.6***,†††1.0 ± 0.10.9 ± 0.1
HbA1c (%)7.5 ± 3.0**,††7.3 ± 2.0*,††4.8 ± 1.25.0 ± 1.2
 (mmol/mol)58 ± 9**,††56 ± 0*,††29 ± 031 ± 0
LDL (g/L)1.1 ± 0.41.0 ± 0.30.7 ± 0.40.7 ± 0.3
HDL (g/L)0.5 ± 0.2***,††0.6 ± 0.3**,0.8 ± 0.20.9 ± 0.2
TG (g/L)1.5 ± 0.61.2 ± 0.71.2 ± 0.31.3 ± 0.4
T-Chol (g/L)1.8 ± 0.41.7 ± 0.31.5 ± 0.51.4 ± 0.4
Fibrinogen (g/L)5.3 ± 1.7*,#3.9 ± 1.94.0 ± 1.03.4 ± 1.0
  • Data are means ± SD. BP, blood pressure; T-Chol, total cholesterol.

  • *Different from CONT, P < 0.05.

  • **P < 0.01.

  • ***P < 0.001.

  • †Different from SCT, P < 0.05.

  • ††P < 0.01.

  • †††P < 0.001.

  • #Different from T2DM, P < 0.05.

  • ‡Different from T2DM-SCT, P < 0.05.