TABLE 1

Clinical characteristics of research volunteers

LeanObeseType 2 diabetes
n (F/M)6/42/86/4
Age (years)39 ± 241 ± 247 ± 2
BMI (kg/m2)23.1 ± 0.530.0 ± 1.2*34.9 ± 1.3*
Fasting plasma glucose (mg/dl)86 ± 294 ± 3140 ± 14
Fasting plasma insulin (pmol/l)33 ± 2156 ± 26155 ± 25
HbA1c5.2 ± 0.15.4 ± 0.17.5 ± 0.4
  • Data are means ± SE.

  • *

    * P < 0.05 vs. lean;

  • P < 0.05 vs. nondiabetic.