TABLE 1

Anthropometric and biochemical characteristics of the study subjects

Characteristics
Sex (M/F)23/57
Age (years)35.0 ± 10 (18–56)
BMI (kg/m2)29.0 ± 8.4 (18.4–45.7)
Waist-to-hip ratio0.84 ± 0.09 (0.67–1.1)
SBP (mmHg)119 ± 14 (90–150)
DBP (mmHg)77 ± 10 (57–100)
Total cholesterol (mg/dl)196 ± 38 (119–299)
HDL cholesterol (mg/dl)56 ± 12 (34–87)
Triglyceride (mg/dl)105 ± 58 (35–211)
FFA (mEq/l)0.5 (0.2–2.1)
Fasting glucose (mgl/dl)84 ± 9 (65–99)
2-h glucose (mg/dl)103 ± 22 (68–138)
Fasting insulin (μU/ml)10 ± 5 (2.8–27.0)
2-h insulin (μU/ml)54 ± 34 (5.4–220)
IL-6 (pg/ml)1.3 (0.12–10.5)
Glucose disposal (mg · kg−1· min−1)8.4 ± 2.9 (2.2–15.6)
AIR (μU · ml−1 · min−1)233 (75–1,064)
  • Data are means ± SD (range) or median (range). DBP, diastolic blood pressure; SBP, systolic blood pressure.