TABLE 1

Clinical characteristics of the subjects studied

LeanObeseType 2 diabetesP
N (F/M)8 (1/7)9 (1/8)10 (1/9)NS
Age (years)50 ± 245 ± 251 ± 3NS
Weight (kg)73 ± 3109 ± 6105 ± 70.001
BMI (kg/m2)24.3 ± 0.834.8 ± 1.233.6 ± 2.0<0.001
Fasting plasma glucose (mmol/l)4.8 ± 0.15.0 ± 0.111.1 ± 0.9<0.001
Fructosamine (μmol/l)*152 ± 7154 ± 6247 ± 15<0.001
  • Data are means ± SD.

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    * Normal laboratory range: 160–260 μmol/l.