Table 1—

Clinical and biochemical characteristics study participants of subjects

Type 2 diabetic patientsControl subjectsP
n1211
Age (years)61.7 ± 7.056.2 ± 6.1NS
Weight (kg)77.5 ± 8.179.9 ± 13.4NS
BMI (kg/m2)31.1 ± 3.332.4 ± 5.3NS
Fasting glucose (mmol/l)7.6 ± 2.35.0 ± 0.5<0.001
Fasting insulin (μU/ml)13.0 ± 5.69.4 ± 3.4<0.001
  • Data are means ± SD.