TABLE 2

Percentage of lactulose and mannitol detected in the urine of type 1 diabetic patients, their relatives, and healthy control subjects

Group (n)Lactulose (%)Mannitol (%)
Type 1 diabetic patients (36)0.79 ± 0.11*21.27 ± 2.22
Relatives of type 1 diabetic patients (56)0.63 ± 0.14*24.77 ± 3.20
Control subjects (43)0.48 ± 0.1223.25 ± 3.36
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    * P < 0.05 vs. control subjects