TABLE 1

Demographic data, clinical data, and laboratory findings in the diabetic patients and the matched control subjects at follow-up

Control subjects
Diabetic subjects
AllAllNo neuropathyAsymptomatic neuropathySymptomatic neuropathy
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Sex (male/female)21/921/94/58/19/3
Age (years)55 (39–76)56 (39–73)64 (43–73)61 (39–73)51 (39–62)
Weight (kg)79 (58–103)76 (55–101)74 (55–88)82 (71–98)73 (58–101)
Height (cm)175 (160–192)177 (158–190)166 (158–185)177 (160–190)179 (163–182)
Blood glucose (mmol/l)10 (2.1–23.7)11.7 (5.2–18.4)9.3 (2.1–18.5)10.4 (4.2–23.7)
HbA1c(%)8.5 (6.5–11.1)9.1 (6.6–10.6)8.2 (6.5–10.2)8.7 (7.3–11.1)
Creatinine (μmol/l)89 (62–295)86 (66–295)94 (62–116)99 (63–155)
Duration of diabetes (years)32.5 (12–45)28 (12–43)28 (13–45)34.5 (29–44)
  • Data are median (range).