Table 2

Baseline weight and weight change, mean A1C, and baseline costs

Baseline characteristicTotal sampleA1C <7%, weight change <5%A1C <7%, weight gain ≥5%A1C ≥7%, weight change <5%A1C ≥7%, weight gain ≥5%
Baseline weight (pounds)217 (53)210 (52)205 (51)221 (53)221 (55)
Baseline BMI (kg/m2)34.1 (7.3)33.3 (7.3)32.7 (7.0)34.6 (7.2)35.2 (7.7)
Weight change (pounds)3.2 (12)−1.4 (7.4)19.8 (11.4)−1.0 (6.2)23.0 (14)
Weight change (%)1.5% (5.6%)−0.7% (2.6%)9.9% (5.9%)−0.5% (2.7%)10.5% (6.4%)
Mean A1C7.5% (1.1%)6.5% (0.3%)6.4% (0.4%)8.1% (1.0%)8.2% (1.0%)
Mean # of A1C values8.0 (2.5)7.1 (2.2)7.1 (2.3)8.5 (2.6)9.1 (2.8)
Baseline costs
 Inpatient$2,643$3,133$4,116$2,041$2,994
 Outpatient$3,924$3,787$4,724$3,681$4,794
 Pharmacy$2,266$1,999$2,949$2,214$2,764
 Total$8,833$8,919$11,789$7,936$10,552