TABLE 1

Variables of the study population

VariableNondiabetic controlDiabeticP value
Sex (F/M)8/177/12NA
Race (black/white)7/175/14NA
BMI (kg/m2)29.12 ± 4.4032.55 ± 5.230.01
Body fat (%)30.10 ± 8.7032.76 ± 8.99NS
Waist (cm)94.96 ± 12.30108.05 ± 12.26<0.001
Insulin (μU/ml)11.70 ± 7.1217.14 ± 9.420.01
Glucose (mg/dl)95.40 ± 10.40182.32 ± 48.55<0.001
Triglyceride (mg/dl)139.68 ± 63.34230.16 ± 206.230.01
HbA1c (diabetic subjects only)N/A7.71 ± 1.85NA
Agouti/cyclophilin mRNA1.56 ± 1.423.44 ± 1.90<0.001
11β-HSD-1/cyclophilin mRNA0.61 ± 0.111.15 ± 0.10<0.001
  • Data are means ± SD.