TABLE 3

Pearson’s correlation of islet amyloid with clinical characteristics in 93 type 2 diabetic patients

Frequency
Degree
rPrP
Known duration of diabetes0.0500.8350.0650.786
BMI0.3190.0130.3130.015
Systolic blood pressure0.3260.0110.2350.028
Diastolic blood pressure0.5230.0080.4300.010
HbA1c0.2260.0330.3110.016
Fasting plasma glucose0.1670.1620.1510.176
Total cholesterol0.1630.1670.1530.175
Triglycerides0.1360.2300.1320.239
LDL cholesterol0.1190.3320.1160.431
HDL cholesterol−0.0670.621−0.0610.801
Age0.2140.0710.1750.158
Degree of islet amyloid0.998<0.0011
Frequency of islet amyloid10.998<0.001