TABLE 1

Patient demographics and list of medications

ControlDiabetic
Age (mean ± SD)60 ± 2.660 ± 2.5
Race (black/white)5/137/15
Sex (female/male)5/138/14
Blood glucose (mg/dl; mean ± SD)108 ± 18162 ± 24
Body surface area (m2; mean ± SD)1.9 ± 0.21.9 ± 0.2
Smoking history54
Type 1/type 2 diabetes4/18
Medications
 Ca2+ channel blockers34
 ACE inhibitors/all receptor blockers96
 β-Blockers1111
 Cholesterol-lowering drugs75
 Diuretics54
 Antiaggregant therapy136
 Antidepressant therapy13
 Vasodilators106
 Oral agents/insulin18/6
  • ACE, angiotensin-converting enzyme.