Table 1—

Pre- and posttransplant characteristics of ESRD type 1 diabetic kidney transplant patients with or without a functioning islet transplant

Kidney-islet groupKidney-only groupP value
n1725
Age (years)47.7 ± 1.349.2 ± 2.2NS
Sex (male/female)7/1016/9NS
C-peptide levels before islet transplant (ng/ml)0.14 ± 0.020.15 ± 0.03NS
C-peptide levels at year 3 (ng/ml)1.7 ± 0.20.3 ± 0.1*<0.01
Duration of diabetes (years)31.9 ± 2.330.4 ± 1.7NS
Duration of dialysis (years)3.8 ± 0.52.8 ± 0.3NS
Cardiovascular events (n)8 of 175 of 25NS
GHb (%)7.7 ± 0.38.6 ± 0.6NS
Body weight (kg)59.7 ± 2.059.3 ± 3.1NS
BMI before islet transplant (kg/m2)22.2 ± 0.823.4 ± 0.9NS
BMI at year 3 (kg/m2)23.1 ± 0.924.2 ± 1.0NS
Time to graft function (h)30.0 ± 22.724.8 ± 17.5NS
  • Data are means ± SE.