TABLE 1

Subject characteristics

Control subjectsType 2 diabetic patientsP value
n1413
Sex9 men/5 women6 men/7 women
Age (years)40 ± 450 ± 30.04
BMI (kg/m2)26.3 ± 132.9 ± 1<0.01
LBM (%)72 ± 264 ± 2<0.01
FPG (mg/dl)91 ± 2151 ± 17<0.01
FPI (μU/ml)5.6 ± 0.614.0 ± 1.4<0.01
F-FFA (μmol/l)495 ± 48887 ± 77<0.01
TG (mg/dl)86 ± 12188 ± 23<0.01
Total cholesterol (mg/dl)159 ± 8204 ± 10<0.01
HDL (mg/dl)47 ± 345 ± 2NS
LDL (mg/dl)98 ± 6119 ± 8NS
  • Data are means ± SE. FPG, fasting plasma glucose; FPI, fasting plasma insulin; F-FFA, fasting plasma free fatty acids; LBM, lean body mass; TG, triglycerides.