Table 1

Characteristics of the study participants

CharacteristicMed diet (n = 108)Low-fat diet (n = 107)
Sex (male/female), n54/5452/55
Age, years52.4 (11.2)51.9 (10.7)
Body weight, kg86.0 (10.4)85.7 (9.9)
BMI, kg/m229.7 (3.4)29.5 (3.6)
HbA1c, %7.75 (0.9)7.71 (0.9)
HbA1c, mmol/mol61.5 (5.6)61 (5.6)
Glucose, mg/dL162 (34)159 (33)
Lipids, mg/dL
 Total cholesterol221 (35)216 (33)
 HDL cholesterol43 (10)43 (10)
 Triglycerides171 (71)168 (69)
Blood pressure, mmHg
 Systolic139 (12)140 (12)
 Diastolic87 (8)86 (8)
Adiponectin, μg/mL6.1 (2.1)6.3 (2.3)
Smoking, %2122
  • Data are presented as mean (SD) unless otherwise indicated.