TABLE 2

Baseline characteristics of the two groups

VariablesCR-LIPE group (n = 100)Control group (n = 91)P
Age (years)59 ± 1060 ± 12NS
Sex (M/F)53/4748/43NS
BMI (kg/m2)28 ± 528 ± 5NS
Diabetes duration (years)9 ± 410 ± 5NS
SBP (mmHg)156 ± 22157 ± 25NS
DBP (mmHg)87 ± 889 ± 9NS
MAP (mmHg)107 ± 16108 ± 17NS
HbA1c (%)7.6 ± 1.67.7 ± 1.6NS
Creatinine (μmol/l)159 ± 53168 ± 62NS
GFR (ml/min)64 ± 2862 ± 32NS
Proteinuria (mg/day)2,411 ± 2,3712,533 ± 2,488NS
  • Data are means ± SD. DBP, diastolic blood pressure; MAP, mean arterial pressure; SBP, systolic blood pressure.