Table 1—

Changes in metabolic parameters with PRT protocol

VariablesPRT ( 0 months)PRT (1 month)PRT (2 months)PRT (3 months)Mean differenceP*
n30303030
FBG (mmol/l)10.07 ± 2.08.7 ± 1.38.2 ± 1.17.4 ± 1.22.7 ± 2.2<0.001
Total cholesterol (mmol/l)4.58 ± 0.74.35 ± 0.54.29 ± 0.64.19 ± 0.50.39 ± 0.70.003
TG (mmol/l)1.99 ± 0.61.81 ± 0.51.63 ± 0.51.59 ± 0.40.39 ± 0.5<0.001
HDL cholesterol (mmol/l)1.19 ± 0.081.19 ± 0.061.19 ± 0.091.21 ± 0.09−0.02 ± 0.10.331
LDL cholesterol (mmol/l)1.46 ± 0.61.35 ± 0.41.34 ± 0.41.35 ± 0.40.09 ± 0.40.210
VLDL cholesterol (mmol/l)1.06 ± 0.60.82 ± 0.30.75 ± 0.20.71 ± 0.20.34 ± 0.60.003
A1C (%)7.7 ± 0.57.5 ± 0.57.3 ± 0.57.2 ± 0.30.54 ± 0.4<0.001
  • Data are means ± SD.

  • *

    * P < 0.05 considered significant. TG, triglyceride.