TABLE 2

Biochemical features relevant to glycemia in insulin-independent subjects with or without hepatic steatosis on imaging

SteatosisNo SteatosisP
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Fasting glucose (mmol/l)7.0 ± 1.16.5 ± 1.10.54
HbA1c (%)5.7 ± 0.146.0 ± 0.440.42
C-peptide (nmol/l)0.98 ± 0.120.70 ± 0.180.05
C-peptide:glucose ratio0.14 ± 0.0030.11 ± 0.020.14
HOMA-IR0.39 ± 0.0670.57 ± 0.0350.47
  • Data are means ± SD. HOMA-IR, homeostasis model assessment for insulin resistance.