Table 1

Anthropometric and metabolic characteristics of study participants*

Stage 0(n=10) Stage 2(n=9)
Age (years)42.8±11.755.8±7.8
Weight (kg)‡117.5±24.0119.2±16.3
BMI (kg/m2)‡43.4±8.640.3±5.2
Plasma glucose (mmol/L)§4.7±0.67.8±2.7†
HbA1c (%)ND7.3±1.4
  • *Values are presented as mean±SD.

  • †indicates mean within a row that is significantly different from the stage 0 obesity group (p<0.05).

  • ‡Analysis was performed on log-transformed values.

  • §Stage 0 participants were fasted and stage 2 participants were non-fasted at the time of the blood draw.

  • BMI, body mass index; HbA1c, glycated haemoglobin A1c; ND, not determined.