TABLE 2

Clinical features of diabetic and healthy individuals from the Gargano area

Control subjectsDiabetic patients
n130135
Age (years)47.4 ± 0.853.2 ± 0.8
Sex (male/female)56/7971/64
BMI (kg/m2)25.9 ± 0.529.8 ± 0.8*
Fasting plasma glucose5.2 ± 0.110.2 ± 0.5*
Cholesterol (mmol/l)5.5 ± 0.25.6 ± 0.2
HDL cholesterol (mmol/l)1.3 ± 0.01.2 ± 0.0*
Triglycerides (mmol/l)1.3 ± 0.11.9 ± 0.1*
SBP (mmHg)112.5 ± 1.3142.8 ± 2.6*
DBP (mmHg)65.4 ± 0.982.1 ± 1.1*
P allele frequency (%)1.57.8*
  • Data are mean ± SE or n.

  • *

    * P < 0.01 vs. control subjects. DBP, diastolic blood pressure.