TABLE 3

Multiple regression analysis to evaluate association of basal levels of serum osteoprotegerin and other parameters in diabetic patients before therapy

Independent variablesModel
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Flow-mediated dilation−0.624*−0.637*−0.611*−0.636*−0.629*−0.645*
CRP0.508*0.485*0.521*0.515*0.511*0.506*
FBG0.3140.3090.2870.2960.3130.294
2-h blood glucose0.1370.1240.1350.1280.1250.119
A1C0.442*0.456*0.408*0.437*0.419*0.422*
BMI0.115
Mean blood pressure0.094
Triglycerides0.128
LDL cholesterol0.142
Lp (a)0.156
r20.545*0.536*0.506*0.541*0.551*0.558*
  • *

    * P < 0.01;

  • P < 0.05.