TABLE 1

Linear regression analyses of visceral and subcutaneous BMPR1A mRNA expression with anthropometric and metabolic parameters (n = 297)

Vis BMPR1A mRNA R (P)SC BMPR1A mRNA R (P)
Age (years)0.108 (0.063)0.105 (0.070)
BMI (kg/m2)0.319 (<0.001)0.138 (0.018)
Percent of body fat0.376 (<0.001)0.208 (<0.001)
Waist circumference (cm)0.555 (<0.001)0.373 (<0.001)
WHR0.428 (<0.001)0.214 (<0.001)
Fasting plasma glucose (mmol/l)0.233 (<0.001)0.094 (0.104)
Fasting plasma insulin (pmol/l)0.523 (<0.001)0.347 (<0.001)
Plasma glucose (2-h) (mmol/l)0.304 (<0.001)0.110 (0.137)
GIR−0.504 (<0.001)−0.406 (<0.001)
  • GIR, glucose infusion rate during the steady state of the hyperinsulinemic-euglycemic clamp; SC, subcutaneous; Vis, visceral.