TABLE 1

Characteristics of subjects with type 2 diabetes

SubjectAge (years)SexBMI (kg/m2)Fasting blood glucose (mmol/l)Duration of diabetes (years)Treatment of diabetesOther conditionsOther treatments
NIDDM:162Male28.012.43Insulin, 3 times dailyHypertension (mild), hypercholesterolemia, ischemic cardiopathyFurosemide, digoxin, acenocoumarol
NIDDM:264Male27.713.25Insulin, 3 times dailyVentricular and duodenal ulcers, mitral stenosisOmeprazole, captopril, furosemide, digitalis, acenocoumarol
NIDDM:371Male26.817.34Insulin, 3 times dailyNoneNone
Mean ± SE65.7 ± 2.727.5 ± 0.414.3 ± 1.5