Table 1—

Subjects’ clinical characteristics

Control subjectsType 2 diabetic subjectsP
Age (years)58 ± 365 ± 2NS
Sex (women/men)2/61/7NS
Duration of diabetes (years)9 ± 2
BMI (kg/m2)28.9 ± 2.429.3 ± 0.9NS
Waist circumference (cm)93 ± 298 ± 4NS
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg)137 ± 3139 ± 5NS
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg)81 ± 283 ± 3NS
HbA1c (%)8.2 ± 0.6
Plasma cholesterol (mmol/l)5.12 ± 0.285.64 ± 0.31NS
Plasma HDL cholesterol (mmol/l)1.24 ± 0.0521.40 ± 0.13NS
Plasma triglycerides (mmol/l)1.13 ± 0.181.62 ± 0.18NS
  • Data are means ± SEM.