TABLE 2

Correlation between skeletal muscle Hsp-72 mRNA and plasma fasting glucose or insulin levels, and 2-h glucose levels during oral glucose tolerance testing in different subgroups of patients from protocol 2

ParametersControl subjects without family background of diabetesNondiabetic subjectsTwins (all)Diabetic subjects
n12242412
Fasting glucose−0.106 (NS)−0.397 (NS)−0.391 (NS)−0.455 (NS)
Fasting insulin−0.091 (NS)−0.197 (NS)−0.129 (NS)−0.210 (NS)
2-h glucose−0.744 (0.0236)*−0.716 (0.0006)*−0.327 (NS)−0.263 (NS)
  • Data are R (P).

  • *

    * Statistically significant correlations.