TABLE 1

Demographic data of the study population

NW subjectsNO subjectsHO subjectsDNO subjectsDHO subjects
n (men/women)56 (36/20)128 (26/102)121 (37/84)30 (12/18)75 (29/46)
Age (years)30 ± 10.545 ± 13.6*44 ± 14.3*55 ± 12.152 ± 13
BMI (kg/m2)22 ± 2.233.8 ± 5.66*41.4 ± 8.8*34 ± 7.140 ± 9.5
Height (cm)176 ± 0.08169 ± 0.11*172 ± 0.11*172 ± 0.11170 ± 0.17
Weight (kg)68 ± 10.596.6 ± 18.1*122.5 ± 30.8*99.5 ± 18.6116.5 ± 30.3
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg)112.9 ± 13.5122.8 ± 47.5132.4 ± 51.7*132.1 ± 22.5138.3 ± 28.9
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg)70.4 ± 13.580.4 ± 39.684.2 ± 40.7*77.9 ± 15.385.1 ± 15.6§
HbA1c (%)5.25 ± 0.675.57 ± 1.15.60 ± 1.17.42 ± 2.27.23 ± 2.3
  • Data are means ±SD unless otherwise indicated. DHO, type 2 diabetic hyperinsulinemic obese; DNO, type 2 diabetic normoinsulinemic obese; HO, hyperinsulinemic obese; NO, normoinsulinemic obese; NW, normal weight.

  • *

    * P ≤ 0.01 vs. NW;

  • P ≤ 0.01 vs. NO;

  • P ≤ 0.01 vs. DNO;

  • §

    § P = 0.03 vs. DNO.