High White Blood Cell Count Is Associated With a Worsening of Insulin Sensitivity and Predicts the Development of Type 2 Diabetes

TABLE 4

Multivariate relationships between WBC at baseline and M at follow-up

Dependent variable Estimate Determinant SE P
M at follow-up adjusted for time of follow-up (mg · kg · EMBS−1 · min−1)
0.34 Intercept 0.0504 0.0001
0.50 M at baseline (mg/kg EMBS/min) 0.05 0.0001
−0.00004 Time of follow-up (years) 0.000009 0.0001
−0.015 WBC at baseline (cells/mm3) 0.05 0.002
M at follow-up adjusted for follow-up age, sex, and change in body fat (mg · kg · EMBS−1 · min−1)
0.52 Intercept 0.0689 0.0001
−0.0001 Age at follow-up (years) 0.001 0.87
0.044 Sex 0.020 0.03
−0.01 Body fat at follow-up (%) 0.001 0.0001
0.004 Body fat at baseline (%) 0.002 0.03
0.39 M at baseline (mg/kg EMBS/min) 0.05 0.0001
−0.0003 Time of follow-up (years) 0.000008 0.0001
−0.012 WBC at baseline (cells/mm3) 0.004 0.003

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  1. Diabetes vol. 51 no. 2 455-461