TABLE 2

Lipids and hematological and liver enzyme levels

After 12 weeks of placeboAfter 12 weeks of DHEAP
Total cholesterol (mmol/l)4.6 ± 0.174.2 ± 0.160.007
Calculated LDL cholesterol (mmol/l)2.76 ± 0.152.56 ± 0.130.048
HDL cholesterol (mmol/l)1.08 ± 0.060.97 ± 0.060.004
Triglycerides (mmol/l)1.7 ± 0.151.5 ± 0.130.011
Hemoglobin (g/dl)13.1 ± 0.1513.2 ± 0.200.472
Hematocrit (%)38.0 ± 0.4838.5 ± 0.570.235
Aspartate transaminase (units/l)24.7 ± 1.8923.2 ± 1.480.253
Alanine transaminase (units/l)23.3 ± 4.4821.6 ± 2.200.672
Alkaline phosphatase (units/l)145 ± 13.8131 ± 10.00.375
  • Data are means ± SE.