Table 2—

Characteristics of the patients at baseline

Fish oilCorn oil
n2022
Age (years)63.5 (39–76)62.2 (33–85)
Sex (M/F)12/814/8
Diabetes duration (years)9.2 (2–31)9.8 (2–27)
Diabetes treatment (tablets/insulin/diet %)70/40/555/59/9
BMI (kg/m2)29.6 ± 5.230.2 ± 5.5
Waist-to-hip ratio0.93 ± 0.060.95 ± 0.07
Fasting blood glucose (mmol/l)7.7 ± 2.58.1 ± 1.3
HbA1c (%)8.1 ± 1.38.1 ± 1.3
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg)150 ± 24.0149 ± 22.7
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg)83.5 ± 10.785.0 ± 9.7
  • Data are means ± SE or mean (range).