TABLE 1

Pretransplant characteristics of the two groups of patients with uremia and type 1 diabetes undergoing KA or KP transplantation

ParametersKP (n = 60)KA (n = 30)P
Duration of dialysis (months)31.5 ± 3.135.9 ± 3.3NS
Duration of diabetes (years)24.0 ± 0.724.0 ± 0.9NS
Sex (M/F)38/2220/10NS
HbA1c (%)10.9 ± 1.610.5 ± 1.9NS
Creatinine (mg/dl)8.6 ± 0.48.5 ± 0.6NS
Hypertension (%)100100NS
Triglycerides (mg/dl)175.1 ± 9.5180.5 ± 12.5NS
Cholesterol (mg/dl)222.6 ± 11.0210.9 ± 8.8NS
  • Data are means ± SE. NS, not significant.