TABLE 1

Demographic and clinical characteristics of type 1 diabetic patients and control subjects

Clinical and demographic factorsPatients (n = 82)Control subjects (n = 36)
Age (years)32.6 ± 3.231.3 ± 5.1
Sex (M/F)33/4916/20
Education (years)16.3 ± 2.417.3 ± 2.1
Handedness (right handed/ ambidextrous)80 (98)/2 (2)34 (94)/2 (6)
Lipid levels
    HDL (mg/dl)57.5 ± 16.751.5 ± 13.9
    LDL (mg/dl)113.4 ± 34.6113.5 ± 29.7
    Triglycerides (mg/dl)85.1 ± 72.6110.1 ± 67.0
    Cholesterol (mg/dl)186.2 ± 43.7185.1 ± 30.5
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg)118 ± 14.7115 ± 11.4
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg)75 ± 8.975 ± 7.9
  • Data are means ± SD or n (%).