TABLE 1

Characteristics of subjects

Study populationAge (years)BMI (kg/m2)Average glucose (mg/dl)Insulin level (μU/ml)SI (minimum model)
Control52.4 ± 4.129.2 ± 1.590.0 ± 2.95.2 ± 0.15.96 ± 1.04*
Diabetic Patients (D2−)52.8 ± 3.529.1 ± 1.4224.0 ± 26.2*5.8 ± 0.61.82 ± 0.62
Diabetic Patients (D2+)52.8 ± 3.529.1 ± 1.498.8 ± 6.413.5 ± 2.92.37 ± 0.8
  • Data are means ± SE.

  • *

    * P < 0.001;

  • P < 0.05 vs. other two groups. Five subjects were studied in each group (two men and three women).