Table 1—

Baseline characteristics of type 2 diabetic patients with the apoE3/3 or the apo E4/3 genotype

GenotypeApoE3/3ApoE4/3P*
n (male/female)24 (10/14)11 (4/7)
Age (years)61 ± 257 ± 3NS
Duration of diabetes (years)9.0 ± 1.39.5 ± 2.3NS
BMI (kg/m2)25.2 ± 1.226.3 ± 0.9NS
FPG (mg/dl)185 ± 33182 ± 17NS
HbA1c (%)9.1 ± 0.48.7 ± 0.8NS
  • Data are means ± SE.

  • *

    * P value for the apoE3/3 vs. the apoE4/3 genotype.