Table 1

Basic characteristics of the subjects.

NGT

IGT

T2DM


54

111

141

male subjects (%)

57 %

58 %

66 %

Age (Yrs)*

58.8 ± 7.9

59.5 ± 6.6

60.8 ± 6.2

BMI (kg/m2)*

27.6 ± 4.1

28.8 ± 4.0

30.4 ± 4.6

Mean arterial pressure (mm Hg)*

113.3 ± 13.6

120.9 ± 15.4

124.9 ± 14.8

Fasting Glucose (mM)*

5.3 ± 0.4

5.9 ± 0.5

8.0 ± 1.8

Fasting Insulin (μU/L)*

8.7 ± 4.9

11.0 ± 6.2

14.3 ± 8.9

HDL-cholesterol (mM)*

1.2 ± 0.3

1.1 ± 0.3

1.0 ± 0.3

Triglycerides (mM)*

1.4 ± 0.7

1.7 ± 0.8

2.1 ± 1.5

Coronary heart disease (%)

17 %

13 %

13 %


* mean ± standard deviation.

van Greevenbroek et al. BMC Medical Genetics 2008 9:36   doi:10.1186/1471-2350-9-36

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