TABLE 1

Clinical characteristics of hyperglycemic patients on admission

ParametersLean DKAObese DKAObese hyperglycemiaLean controlObese control
Patients (n)2028101212
Age (years)39 ± 2.738 ± 2.050 ± 3.735.7 ± 1.936.5 ± 3.1
Sex (M/F)13/720/85/57/54/8
BMI (kg/m2)22 ± 0.633 ± 0.9*30 ± 0.9*22 ± 0.734 ± 1.6*
Temperature (°F)97.3 ± 0.597.2 ± 0.398.3 ± 0.298.4 ± 0.198.5 ± 0.2
HbA1c12.5 ± 0.411.6 ± 0.410.8 ± 0.65.4 ± 0.5*5.7 ± 0.7*
White blood cell × 10614.4 ± 0.714.2 ± 1.311.8 ± 2.06.5 ± 0.7*6.8 ± 0.6*
  • Data are means ± SE.

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    * P < 0.01 vs. lean DKA on admission.