TABLE 1

Characteristics of the study subjects before and after bezafibrate treatment

CharacteristicsBaseline28 days after treatmentP
Sex (female/male)(6/4)
Age (years)61.6 ± 10.7
BMI (kg/m2)25.3 ± 4.725.1 ± 5.90.19
Cholesterol (mg/dl)
    Triglycerides195.0 (164–230)93.0 (86–142)0.005
    Total227.5 (226–232)212.5 (169–230)0.03
    LDL129.5 (118–164)121.0 (104–147)0.31
    HDL47.5 (44–54)55.0 (49–59)0.0007
Glucose (mg/dl)145.8 (123–163)144.5 (126–163)0.28
A1C (%)8.2 (7.1–9.4)8.2 (6.2–9.1)0.21
Blood pressure (mmHg)
    Systolic132 (122–136)129 (112–132)0.21
    Diastolic70 (70–80)70 (64–72)0.14
  • Data are means ± SD or median (interquartile range).