Table 3—

Relationships between inflammatory and endothelial markers and baseline measurements

BMIWaistFPG2hPGHbA1cFasting insulin2-h insulin
Adiponectin−0.22*−0.18*−0.16−0.20*0.01−0.25−0.29
CRP0.530.500.050.120.120.040.08
IL-60.570.560.090.070.050.090.14
TNF-α−0.08−0.140.03−0.11−0.28−0.19*−0.06
sPLA20.230.20*0.100.02−0.050.040.11
sE-selectin0.22*0.240.29−0.04−0.070.21*0.05
sICAM-10.170.19*0.160.13−0.140.140.17
sVCAM-10.21*0.22*0.050.03−0.050.090.24
vWF0.050.030.080.03−0.12−0.030.08
  • Spearman correlations:

  • *

    * P < 0.05,

  • P < 0.01,

  • P < 0.001. Spearman r values in bold when P < 0.05. 2hPG, 2-h plasma glucose. Each individual was included only once, because of missing values there were 127 individuals with measurements of CRP, TNF-α, sPLA2, sE-selectin, sICAM-1, sVCAM-1, and vWF; 126 with measurements of IL-6; and 128 with measurements of adiponectin.