TABLE 2

Microparticle levels and procoagulant activity in the total control population and in two subgroups adjusted to the age of diabetic patients

Healthy donorsC (n = 47)C1 (n = 19)C2 (n = 28)P*
Mean age (years)443451
EMP (per μl plasma)14 ± 1613 ± 1716 ± 15NS
PMP (per μl plasma)625 ± 493564 ± 398702 ± 631NS
TMP (per μl plasma)752 ± 612691 ± 300810 ± 839NS
Procoagulant activity (equivalent nmol/l phosphatidylserine)14 ± 915 ± 912 ± 8NS
  • Data are means ± SD. C, whole healthy donor group; C1, control subjects adjusted to the age of type 1 diabetic patients; C2, control subjects adjusted to the age of type 2 diabetic patients.