TABLE 4

Characteristics of IGT subjects

AgeBMI (kg/m2)SI beforeSI afterTG (mmol/l)LDL (mmol/l)HDL (mmol/l)FBG (mmol/l)
Pioglitazone48 ± 234 ± 1.11.15 ± 0.111.84 ± 0.2*2.5 ± 0.52.8 ± 0.31.2 ± 0.15.1 ± 0.2
Metformin50 ± 233 ± 1.01.44 ± 0.241.47 ± 0.161.9 ± 0.32.5 ± 0.21.3 ± 0.14.9 ± 0.2
  • Data are means ± SE. To convert glucose from mmol/l to mg/dl, multiply by 18; cholesterol mmol/l to mg/dl, multiply by 38.67; and triglyceride mmol/l to mg/dl, multiply by 88.57. SI is presented as 10−4 min−1 · μU–1 · ml–1.

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    * P < 0.001 vs. “before.” FBG, fasting blood glucose. TG, triglyceride.