Table 1—

Baseline characteristics of patients in pooled DPNP studies

Acute studies
Extension studies
DuloxetinePlaceboDuloxetineRoutine care
n685339580287
Age (years)59.760.159.459.2
Male (%)42.946.655.756.4
Caucasian (%)85.485.886.083.3
Type 2 diabetes (%)87.789.487.487.8
Duration of DPN (years)4.043.854.093.52
Smoking (%)14.013.913.413.6
FPG (mmol/l)9.7510.0910.1810.67
A1C (%)7.817.867.747.90
Triglycerides (mmol/l)2.702.282.442.46
LDL cholesterol (mmol/l)2.952.933.013.02
HDL cholesterol (mmol/l)1.191.211.211.23
Total cholesterol (mmol/l)5.245.145.265.34
Weight (kg)94.2995.0392.9994.88
Pain severity (0–10 scale)5.905.70NANA