Table 2 —

Predialysis clinical characteristics of diabetic subjects on hemodialysis with good glycemic control (G group) and poor glycemic control (P group)

G groupP groupP
n (% Male)93 (73.1)57 (71.9)0.999
Age at hemodialysis initiation (years)60.6 ± 10.460.5 ± 10.00.964
SBP (mmHg)161 ± 22160 ± 210.841
DBP (mmHg)81 ± 1383 ± 130.444
BMI (kg/m2)22.5 ± 3.522.0 ± 3.50.502
CTR (%)53.1 ± 6.654.0 ± 6.20.378
Cre (mg/dl)9.1 ± 3.28.4 ± 2.90.161
Na (mEq/l)138 ± 6134 ± 70.0005*
K (mEq/l)4.4 ± 0.94.4 ± 0.80.794
TP (g/dl)6.4 ± 0.96.3 ± 0.80.222
Hb (g/dl)7.8 ± 1.58.1 ± 1.50.195
T-chol (mg/dl)187 ± 68193 ± 660.601
  • Data are n (%) or means ± SD. The G group consists of subjects with HbA1c <7.5%, and the P group consists of subjects with HbA1c ≥7.5% at hemodialysis initiation.

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    * P < 0.05.