TABLE 1

Characteristics of the 55 individuals (9 men and 46 women) who had at least 10 nondiabetic biennial measurements previous to onset

Mean ± SD
Age at 1st exam (years)16.1 ± 9.0
Age at diagnosis (years)46.1 ± 8.7
Total pre-diabetes exams11.1 ± 1.2
2-h glucose at initial exam (mg/dl)*105.5 ± 18.0
BMI at diagnosis (kg/m2)41.3 ± 9.0
2-h glucose at diagnosis (mg/dl)*271.8 ± 80.0
  • * To convert glucose in mg/dl to mmol/l, multiply by 0.05551.