Table 1—

Demographic data for the study population

Patients with type 2 diabetesControl subjectsP
n253230
Age (years)59.6 (54.3–63.9)58.1 (51.7–63.4)0.256
Sex (% women)51.460.40.072
BMI (kg/m2)28.3 (25.5–32.4)25.8 (24.1–28.1)<0.001
SBP (mmHg)140.0 (130.0–158.0)130.0 (120.0–144.0)<0.001
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg)84.0 (78.0–90.0)80.0 (74.0–90.0)<0.003
Pulse (s−1)70 (64–78)66 (60–72)<0.001
Creatinine (μmol/l)84.0 (76.0–95.3)86.0 (77.0–95.3)0.352
Cystatin C (g/l)1.05 (0.980–1.17)1.09 (1.00–1.24)0.034
Cholesterol (mmol/l)5.61 (5.03–6.48)5.84 (5.21–6.73)0.061
LDL cholesterol (mmol/l)3.56 (2.95–4.26)3.86 (3.22–4.56)0.007
HDL cholesterol (mmol/l)1.18 (0.99–1.41)1.35 (1.16–1.67)<0.001
Triglycerides (mmol/l)1.70 (1.20–2.32)1.20 (0.90–1.63)<0.001
  • Data are means (SD range).