TABLE 2

Clinical characteristics of research volunteers

LeanObeseType 2 diabetes
n (F/M)4/43/92/9
Age (years)43.2 ± 2.1*50.5 ± 3.452.6 ± 2.2
Weight (kg)66.3 ± 5.4*90.9 ± 4.195.2 ± 4.8
BMI (kg/m2)22.5 ± 0.9*30.3 ± 1.129.4 ± 1.1
Fasting glucose (mg/dl)82.0 ± 1.2*89.2 ± 2.0*163.8 ± 13.4
HbA1c (%)5.0 ± 0.1*5.0 ± 0.1*8.0 ± 0.4
Fasting insulin (μU/ml)5.0 ± 0.3*11.1 ± 0.711.4 ± 1.5
Rd (mg · min−1 · kg FFM−1)12.2 ± 0.7*6.4 ± 0.44.9 ± 0.8
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    * P < 0.05, lean or obese vs. type 2 diabetes. FFM, fat-free mass.