Table 1

Subject characteristics

ParametersBAT (n = 5)BAT+ (n = 7)
Age (years)49.8 ± 7.341.2 ± 5.3
BMI (kg/m)30.0 ± 2.828.2 ± 1.5
BSA (m2)2.1 ± 0.12.0 ± 0.1
Lean mass (kg)58.8 ± 3.458.3 ± 3.7
Body fat (%)32.3 ± 22.731.3 ± 3.2
Visceral adipose tissue (cm2)57.8 ± 12.241.9 ± 8.4
Subcutaneous adipose tissue (cm2)90.0 ± 22.794.3 ± 12.0
BAT volume (mL)4.4 ± 2.369.0 ± 18.0*
BAT activity (BAT volume [mL] × mean SUV [g/mL])9.3 ± 4.4153.2 ± 42.6*
AUCglu (mg/dL)296.3 ± 15.6248.5 ± 25.6
  • Data are mean ± SEM.

  • AUCglu, glucose area under the curve; BSA, body surface area.

  • *P < 0.05.