TABLE 1

Clinical data of patients subjected to carotid endarterectomy

NGTType 2 diabetes
n3723
Sex (men/women)25/1214/9
Age (years)71.0 ± 6.670.6 ± 8.9
BMI (kg/m2)25.3 ± 3.924.1 ± 4.8
Hypertension (yes/no)29/820/3
Antihypertensive drugs (yes/no)23/1415/8
Antiaggregant drugs (yes/no)35/222/1
Statins (yes/no)25/1215/8
Total cholesterol (mg/dl)188.9 ± 31.0192.35 ± 36.86
HDL cholesterol (mg/dl)45.32 ± 10.243.3 ± 9.6
LDL cholesterol (mg/dl)115.7 ± 24.6122.18 ± 28.1
Triglycerides (mg/dl)125.69 ± 62.26139.13 ± 72.04
A1C (%)5.6 ± 0.27.2 ± 1.6*
Fasting plasma glucose (mg/dl)89.7 ± 12.0126.9 ± 51
Fasting plasma insulin (μU/ml)7.38 ± 5.5912.96 ± 3.51
Oral agents/insulin treatment15/8
  • Data are means ± SD and n.

  • *P < 0.001 by Student's t test.

  • P < 0.001 by Student's t test.