Table 1

Baseline characteristics of the type 2 diabetic patients

Group 1Group 2
Sex (male/female)9/38/4
Age (years)53.2 ± 2.352.7 ± 1.3
BMI (kg/m2)26.8 ± 1.426.2 ± 2.1
HbA1c (%)8.1 ± 0.58.0 ± 0.4
HbA1c (mmol/mol)65 ± 3.265 ± 3.0
Resting diastolic blood pressure (mmHg)79.3 ± 1.278.5 ± 1.5
Resting systolic blood pressure (mmHg)115.2 ± 1.4117.3 ± 1.6
Total cholesterol (mmol/L)4.32 ± 0.34.22 ± 0.4
Triglycerides (mmol/L)1.1 ± 0.41.3 ± 0.2
HDL-C (mmol/L)1.4 ± 0.21.3 ± 0.3
LDL-C (mmol/L)2.0 ± 0.22.1 ± 0.4
FMD (%)6.3 ± 0.56.5 ± 0.3
8-iso-PGF2α (pg/mL)65.4 ± 3.269.4 ± 3.0
Nitrotyrosine (μmol/L)0.77 ± 0.070.77 ± 0.04
sICAM-1 (ng/mL)170.5 ± 12.5176.5 ± 13.5
IL-6 (pg/mL)220.35 ± 11.1227.35 ± 11.3
  • Data are means ± SEM. HDL-C, HDL cholesterol; LDL-C, LDL cholesterol.