TABLE 2

Biochemical characteristics of the study population

PatientsControl subjects
HbA1c (%)8 ± 2ND
Creatinine (mg/dL)1.0 ± 0.5ND
eGFR (MDRD)59 ± 15ND
AST (units/L)25 ± 1123 ± 6
ALT (units/L)28 ± 1537 ± 15
GGT (units/L)46 ± 7440 ± 17
Total cholesterol (mg/dL)182 ± 42201 ± 31
LDL cholesterol (mg/dL)109 ± 36128 ± 30
HDL cholesterol (mg/dL)46 ± 1350 ± 15
Triglycerides (mg/dL)171 ± 136109 ± 50
ApoA-I (mg/dL)135 ± 36148 ± 28
ApoB (mg/dL)86 ± 28117 ± 13
Lipoprotein (a) (mg/dL)39 ± 38ND
CRP (mg/L)9 ± 121 ± 1
  • Data are means ± SD. ND, not determined. eGFR, estimated glomerular filtration rate using the Modification of Diet Renal Disease (MDRD) formula. AST, aspartate aminotransferase. ALT, alanine aminotransferase. GGT, γ-glutamyl transpeptidase.