Table I. Characteristics of endocrinology clinic patients
CharacteristicsNondiabeticT2DM
Total no.1013
Age (y)61.4 ± 4.161.1 ± 2.1
Sex (Male/female)5/510/3
BMI (kg/m2)34 ± 3.329.5 ± 0.9
FPG (mg/dl)101 ± 5.3147.0 ± 14.1*
HbA1C (%)5.9 ± 0.17.7 ± 0.3**
Cholesterol (mg/dl)157 ± 14171.0 ± 16.0
HDL cholesterol (mg/dl)49.0 ± 4.549.7 ± 2.3
LDL cholesterol (mg/dl)89.0 ± 10.496.0 ± 13.7
Triglyceride (mg/dl)94.4 ± 20.3126.7 ± 11.7
Alanine aminotransferase (IU/l)28.0 ± 8.630.3 ± 6.4
Aspartate aminotransferase (IU/l)18.0 ± 2.427.3 ± 3.2
  • Data are mean ± SEM.

  • *p = 0.024, **p = 0.002.

  • BMI, body mass index; FPG, fasting plasma glucose; HbA1C, hemoglobin A1C; HDL, high-density lipoprotein; LDL, low-density lipoprotein.