Table 2—

Biochemical data at baseline and at 6-month follow-up for patients with type 2 diabetes and uncontrolled hypertension managed in a NLC and in CPC

NLC
CPC
Baseline6 monthsBaseline6 months
Total cholesterol (mmol/l)4.9 (1.0)4.8 (0.9)4.8 (1.0)4.7 (0.8)
HDL cholesterol (mmol/l)1.4 (0.4)1.3 (0.3)*1.4 (0.4)1.4 (0.5)
Triglycerides (mmol/l)2.5 (1.9)2.4 (1.7)2.5 (2.6)2.3 (1.4)
HbA1c (%)8.2 (1.8)8.2 (1.4)7.9 (1.7)7.9 (1.9)
UAE (mg/24 h)33.0 (14.3–136.3)39.2 (16.0–200.0)55.0 (18.4–151.4)30.5 (14.5–147.2)
Urine sodium (mmol/day)182.5 (67.7)178.7 (103.1)172.8 (88.1)177.3 (87.7)
Serum creatinine (μmol/l)113.4 (39.5)117.6 (40.2)120.2 (38.8)114.7 (37.2)
  • Data are median (interquartile range) for UAE values.

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    * HDL cholesterol lower at 6 months, P = 0.02.