TABLE 1

Anthropometrical and biochemical variables of study participants

Not obeseObeseObese with type 2 diabetesP
N153214
Sex (men/women)5/109/232/12
Age (years)47.4 ± 10.444.1 ± 9.746.6 ± 12.40.4
BMI (Kg/m2)26.57 ± 2.3441.7 ± 7.641.4 ± 4.1<0.001
Fat mass (%)33.5 ± 4.9851.3 ± 10.653.5 ± 4.9<0.001
SBP (mmHg)125 ± 15.5133.4 ± 20.4141.4 ± 26.80.05
DBP (mmHg)78.5 ± 9.877.1 ± 10.5577.47 ± 9.980.4
Fasting glucose (mg/dl)87.2 ± 11.593.29 ± 11.3132.57 ± 46.20.001
Fasting triglycerides (mg/dl)112.3 ± 54.04112.6 ± 66.9123.85 ± 39.10.7
HDL cholesterol69.07 ± 29.352.9 ± 18.1454.9 ± 13.50.01
LDL cholesterol98.4 ± 37.1110.02 ± 30.9121.5 ± 25.10.1
OCT1 gene expression in SAT (relative units)0.0005 (0.00008–0.005)0.0015 (0.00001–0.004)0.002 (0.0003–0.012)0.002*
OCT1 gene expression in VAT (relative units)0.0006 (0.0002–0.006)0.0026 (0.0001–0.015)0.0027 (0.0002–0.005)0.02*
  • Values are mean ± SD.

  • *Comparing obese subjects vs. nonobese. Abbreviations: SBP, systolic blood pressure; DBP, diastolic blood pressure.