TABLE 1

Characteristics of insulin-sensitive control subjects and insulin-resistant offspring

Insulin-sensitive controlInsulin-resistant offspring
n712
Men/women2/53/9
Age (years)26 ± 226 ± 2
Height (m)1.70 ± 0.041.67 ± 0.03
Weight (kg)61 ± 466 ± 3
BMI (kg/m2)20.9 ± 0.723.7 ± 0.6*
Activity index2.4 ± 0.42.5 ± 0.1
Fasting plasma glucose (mg/dl)81.3 ± 1.693.2 ± 3.0
Fasting plasma insulin (μU/ml)7.0 ± 1.212.7 ± 0.7
ISI10.3 ± 1.92.7 ± 0.3
IMCL (%)0.53 ± 0.10.90 ± 0.11
  • Data are means ± SE.

  • *

    * P < 0.01;

  • P < 0.05.