TABLE 1

Physical and metabolic characteristics of subjects involved in study

LeanObese
n1715
Age (years)39.9 ± 2.035.5 ± 2.0
BMI24 ± 0.847.6 ± 2.7*
Weight (lbs.)150.0 ± 4.6289.0 ± 25.7*
Fasting plasma glucose (mmol/l)4.9 ± 0.25.6 ± 0.4*
Fasting plasma insulin (nmol/l)3.0 ± 0.612.2 ± 1.6*
Sex (F/M)16/114/1
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    * Significantly different from corresponding lean value (P < 0.05).