TABLE 2

Characteristics of the male subjects from the Karolinska study

ControlType 2 diabetes
n98
Age (years)58 ± 257 ± 2
BMI (kg/m2)26 ± 127 ± 2
Body fat (%)24 ± 223 ± 3
Glucose (mmol/l)5.1 ± 0.17.8 ± 0.9*
Insulin (pmol/l)97 ± 53113 ± 50
Free fatty acid (mmol/l)513 ± 53589 ± 96
Triglycerides (mmol/l)1.3 ± 0.11.3 ± 0.2
Glucose disposal rate (during the clamp) (mg · kg−1 · min−1)7.5 ± 1.15.2 ± 1.1*
  • Data are means ± SD, unless otherwise indicated.

  • *

    * Statistically significant differences compared with the control groups at P < 0.05.