Table 2—

Patient characteristics

ALAPlaceboP
n6060NS
Age (years)56.8 ± 9.6555.4 ± 8.66NS
Sex (M/F)14/4624/360.06
Type of diabetes (1/2)15/4515/45NS
Duration of diabetes (years)15.1 ± 8.814.0 ± 8.2NS
Duration of neuropathy (years)3.7 ± 6.03.4 ± 3.9NS
Height (cm)163.9 ± 8.01167.3 ± 9.74NS
BMI (kg/m2)29.4 ± 4.9329.3 ± 5.23NS
  • Data are means ± SD.