Elevated Levels of Acute-Phase Proteins and Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor-1 Predict the Development of Type 2 Diabetes

TABLE 2

Spearman correlation analysis (unadjusted) of measures of body fat and metabolic variables with CRP, fibrinogen, and PAI-1*

CRP Fibrinogen PAI-1
BMI 0.43 0.27 0.34
SBP 0.21 0.15 0.15
DBP 0.13 0.08 0.19
Waist circumference 0.33 0.20 0.39
Fasting insulin 0.34 0.19 0.43
Fasting glucose 0.14 0.06 0.23
SI −0.39 −0.21 −0.38
AIR 0.16 0.12 0.18
  • *

    * Data partly reported in Festa et al. (9). All P < 0.0001, except

  • P < 0.01 and

  • P = NS. SBP, systolic blood pressure; DBP, diastolic blood pressure.

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  1. Diabetes vol. 51 no. 4 1131-1137