Table 2

Four weeks krill oil versus olive oil supplementation

MeasureKrill oil
Mean±SD
Olive oil
Mean±SD
p Value
EndoPAT (RHI)2.04±0.521.83±0.560.025*
HbA1c (%)7.6±1.57.7±1.60.300
TC (mg/dL)152.2±30.9147.5±30.60.078
HDL (mg/dL)47.34±13.5446.35±15.530.528
Triglycerides (mg/dL)145.80±97.62139.56±88.160.567
LDL (mg/dL)76.36±18.3672.27±23.480.194
Non-HDL (mg/dL)102.40±33.35102.56±32.440.948
TC/HDL3.41±1.073.43±1.150.817
Glucose (mg/dL)143.41±49.07145.87±57.370.723
C peptide (ng/mL)0.822±0.390.933±0.470.029*
 With insulin therapy0.673±0.360.782±0.470.136
 Without insulin therapy0.951±0.371.095±0.430.034*
HOMA-IR2.30±0.912.64±1.230.019*
Total antioxidant capacity (nM)97.55±11.8198.26±10.160.431
  • *Significant; p<0.05.

  • HbA1c, glycated hemoglobin; HDL, high-density lipoprotein; HOMA-IR, Homeostatic Model Assessment of Insulin Resistance; LDL, low-density lipoprotein; RHI, Reactive Hyperemia Index; TC, total cholesterol.