TABLE 1

Patients characteristics

Control subjectsIGT subjectsP
n76
Age (years)46 ± 351 ± 4NS
Weight (kg)72 ± 687 ± 3<0.05
Height (cm)171 ± 4165 ± 5NS
BMI (kg/m2)24.1 ± 1.032.5 ± 1.6<0.05
Percent fat27 ± 138 ± 3<0.05
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg)129 ± 4142 ± 5NS
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg)79 ± 385 ± 2NS
Fasting blood glucose (mmol/l)6.1 ± 0.46.3 ± 0.3NS
2-h blood glucose (mmol/l)6.0 ± 1.28.9 ± 1.2<0.05
Fasting insulin (pmol/l)25 ± 652 ± 16<0.05
  • Data are means ± SE.