Table 2—

Carotid LMT and vasomotor function of control subjects and diabetic patients

Control subjectsDiabetic subjects
n83170
Carotid LMT (mm)0.57 ± 0.130.61 ± 0.12*
Brachial artery diameter (mm)3.8 ± 0.73.9 ± 0.7
Endothelium-dependent vasodilation (%)9.1 ± 4.15.1 ± 2.5
Endothelium-independent vasodilation (%)16.4 ± 5.513.2 ± 4.6
  • Data are means ± SD.

  • *

    * P < 0.05;

  • P < 0.01 vs controls.