TABLE 1

Characteristics of healthy female twin pairs

MZDZ
No. of pairs4247
Age (years)53.9 ± 12.250.3 ± 15.6
Height (m)1.60 ± 0.051.61 ± 0.07
Weight (kg)65.9 ± 13.667.1 ± 11.9
BMI (kg/m2)25.6 ± 4.825.8 ± 4.1
Glucose (mmol/l)*4.63 ± 0.494.47 ± 0.41
HbA1c (%)5.73 ± 0.415.67 ± 0.42
  • Data are mean ± SD.

  • *

    * Only for fasting twins (NMZ = 38 and NDZ = 41).