TABLE 1

Clinical and laboratory variables in nondiabetic subjects

CharacteristicsNondiabetic men
n118
Age (years)51.0 ± 11.6
BMI (kg/m2)26.9 ± 3.6
Waist-to-hip ratio0.93 ± 0.07
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg)125 ± 15
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg)80 ± 10
HDL cholesterol (mg/dl)53 ± 13
Triglycerides (mg/dl)87 (65–130)
Fasting glucose (mg/dl)96 ± 10
Fasting insulin (mIU/l)8.0 (6.2–11.5)
SI (min · mIU/l−1 · 10−4)2.3 (1.5–3.5)
Sg (min−1)0.019 ± 0.006
AIRg (min · mIU · l−1)370 (194–532)
Visfatin (ng/ml)15 (13–18)
  • Data are means ± SD for Gaussian variables and median (interquartile range) for non-Gaussian variables. SI, Sg, and AIRg are from FSIGTs.