Table 1 —

Characteristics of the subjects

nSex (M/F)Age (years)Weight (kg)BMI (kg/m2)Basal glucose (mg/dl)Basal insulin (μU/ml)
Lean subjects1515/044  ± 3  (30–78)72  ± 2  (62–88)23  ± 1  (20–25)92  ± 2  (77–103)6  ± 1  (2–15)
Obese subjects3835/343  ± 1  (28–71)102  ± 3  (72–136)33  ± 1  (25–43)97  ± 2  (82–126)15  ± 2  (2–73)
Subjects with type 2 diabetes3833/551  ± 2  (31–72)102  ± 4  (64–169)34  ± 1  (21–60)205  ± 9  (108–343)22  ± 3  (2–82)
Subjects with IGT1310/352  ± 2  (39–65)110  ± 8  (70–173)34  ± 2  (23–48)100  ± 11  (81–115)20  ± 5  (2–60)
  • Data are means ± SEM (range). Basal glucose and insulin concentration refer to the OGTT sample at time zero.