TABLE 2

Clinical and laboratory variables in diabetic patients

CharacteristicsType 2 diabetic menType 2 diabetic womenPType 1 diabetic menType 1 diabetic womenP
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Age (years)54.0 ± 10.359.0 ± 10.7NS46.0 ± 12.938.0 ± 17.4NS
BMI (kg/m2)30.3 ± 4.232.7 ± 5.40.00325.2 ± 4.225.5 ± 5.0NS
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg)135 ± 19134 ± 19NS129 ± 20128 ± 17NS
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg)80 ± 1081 ± 8NS75 ± 873 ± 12NS
HDL cholesterol (mg/dl)48 ± 1353 ± 16NS59 ± 1577 ± 180.003
Triglycerides (mg/dl)156 (108–246)160 (104–205)NS101 (79–170)53 (40–83)<0.0001
Fasting glucose (mg/dl)118 ± 39137 ± 40NS173 ± 95167 ± 75NS
A1C (%)5.6 ± 1.47.0 ± 1.30.0026.9 ± 1.27.6 ± 0.80.08
Visfatin (ng/ml)17 (13–21)22 (18–25)0.00134 (29–55)35 (25–47)NS
  • Data are means ± SD for Gaussian variables and median (interquartile range) for non-Gaussian variables. P values shown on the right for each category are from unpaired t tests for comparisons between men and women. NS, not significant.