Table 1—

Baseline clinical characteristics in type 1 diabetic and control subjects

VariableType 1 diabetic subjectsControl subjectsP
n3841
Age (years)32 ± 530 ± 6NS
Sex (M/F)14/2422/19NS
BMI (kg/m2)23.5 ± 2.723.1 ± 3.0NS
Duration of diabetes (years)16 ± 10
HbA1c (%)7.4 ± 1.74.0 ± 0.20.0001
Macrovascular complications0/380/41
Microvascular complications9/380/41
Hypertension6/380/41
Albumin excretion rate (mg/h)2.23 ± 5.830.32 ± 0.49<0.05
  • Data are means ± SD.