TABLE 1

Characteristics of type 2 diabetic subjects versus control subjects

Caucasians
African Americans
Type 2 diabetesControlType 2 diabetesControl
n144282185149
Sex (% female)47.966.263.275.0
Age (years)56.9 ± 10.040.7 ± 13.454.4 ± 12.443.1 ± 12.3
BMI (kg/m2)34.4 ± 7.926.9 ± 5.835.1 ± 9.530.6 ± 7.8
Age at diabetes onset (years)48.1 ± 11.345.0 ± 13.3
Treatment (%)
    Diet5.88.0
    Oral hypoglycemic agents64.452.2
    Insulin12.319.3
    Insulin + oral hypoglycemic agents17.420.5
  • Data are means ± SD unless otherwise indicated.