TABLE 1

Demographic characteristics of type 2 diabetic patients in relation to the presence of islet amyloid

Total patients with type 2 diabetesPatients with islet amyloidPatients without islet amyloidP
n23593142
Age (years)71.9 ± 10.771.7 ± 9.772.1 ± 11.40.756
Male:female155:8069:2486:560.044
BMI (kg/m2)23.5 ± 4.924.2 ± 4.923.1 ± 4.90.019
Fasting plasma glucose (mmol/l)12.8 ± 4.812.6 ± 4.112.9 ± 5.20.669
HbA1c (%)9.6 ± 2.211.7 ± 2.38.6 ± 2.2<0.001
Known duration of diabetes (months)128 ± 41118 ± 46135 ± 380.004
Hypertension (%)57.966.752.10.038
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg)146 ± 36149 ± 29144 ± 390.042
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg)78 ± 1780 ± 1577 ± 190.039
Total cholesterol (mmol/l)4.7 ± 1.14.8 ± 0.94.6 ± 1.20.070
Triglyceride (mmol/l)1.9 ± 1.41.9 ± 0.92.4 ± 1.70.660
LDL cholesterol (mmol/l)2.5 ± 0.42.6 ± 0.52.5 ± 0.30.133
HDL cholesterol (mmol/l)1.0 ± 0.71.2 ± 0.60.9 ± 0.80.595
  • Data are n or means ± SD.