Table 4—

Multiple backward stepwise linear regression analysis with HbA1c as dependent variable when excluding the patients with ESRD

LDL cholesterol0.2900.060<0.001
Waist-to-hip ratio1.4920.6170.016
NPY Leu7Pro0.5550.156<0.001
  • Complete data were available from 679 patients. Variables included in the model: sex, age, serum creatinine, triglycerides, LDL cholesterol, waist-to-hip ratio, systolic blood pressure, lipid lowering medication, and NPY Leu7Leu vs. Pro7/− polymorphism. Adjusted R2 = 0.14.