Table 2

Patients on ESA

Before ESA mean (95% CI)After ESA mean (95% CI)P*
A1C (%)7.31 (6.42–8.54)6.63 (6.03–7.36)0.013
Hb (g/dl)9.52 (9.18–9.86)11.51 (11.15–11.85)<0.001
Hct0.324 (0.296–0.350)0.378 (0.341–0.398)<0.001
Ferritin (μg/l)344 (241–447)332 (211–354)0.37
MBG (mmol/l)8.72 (7.31–10.12)8.78 (7.47–9.99)0.893
Estimated glomerular filtration rate30.5 (28.6–33.4)31.0 (27.3–33.8)0.613
  • *Paired t test.