Table 2—

Correlations of log-transformed U-CTGF with clinical parameters

ParameterRP value
Sex*0.178<0.001
Age−0.0500.357
Duration of diabetes0.0380.494
BMI0.0350.511
A1C0.0640.235
UAE0.419<0.001
GFR−0.243<0.001
Systolic blood pressure0.0610.254
Diastolic blood pressure0.0940.080
Presence of retinopathy*0.0110.847
ACE inhibitors*0.0700.224
ARBs*0.0580.311
  • Correlations were determined by calculation of Pearson or *Spearman R.