Table 3

Endothelial function and inflammation biochemical markers measured in both groups in euglycemia and hypoglycemia

H-groupC-groupP value
n2520
Euglycemia
    vWF euglycemia (%)119 ± 2993 ± 26<0.02
    Fibrinogen euglycemia (g/l)2.82 ± 0.642.29 ± 0.44<0.02
    Leukocytes (103/μl)7.0 ± 1.85.6 ± 1.4<0.05
    sICAM-1 euglycemia (ng/ml)408 ± 224296 ± 95<0.05
    hs-CRP euglycemia (mg/dl)0.23 ± 0.300.15 ± 0.17NS
    E-selectin euglycemia (ng/ml)44 ± 2149 ± 25NS
    1β-IL euglycemia (pg/ml)2.92 ± 6.151.30 ± 2.65NS
% increase in hypoglycemia*
    vWF3.24 ± 12.8516.97 ± 31.91NS
    Fibrinogen2.84 ± 12.5510.45 ± 23.27NS
    sICAM-14.15 ± 11.766.12 ± 13.31NS
    hs-CRP−2.35 ± 9.0220.35 ± 61.25NS
    Soluble E-selectin4.74 ± 10.790.47 ± 11.30NS
    1β-IL41.55 ± 143.3033.30 ± 152.75NS
  • Data are means ± SD.

  • *Expressed as percentage increased in each variable with respect to the baseline result.