Table 1

Physical characteristics and metabolic profiles of study subjects

Type 2 diabetesIGTAll
Age (years)70.4±6.8*51.3±3.260.9±11.2
Height (cm)159.4±10.8165.0±4.8162.2±8.5
Body mass (kg)58.7±13.266.9±8.062.8±11.3
Body mass index (kg/m2)22.8±2.424.6±3.023.7±2.8
HbA1c (%)6.8±0.5**5.7±0.26.3±0.6
HbA1c (mmol/mol)51±5**39±245±7
BG before lunch (mmol/L)6.3±0.4**5.0±0.35.7±0.7
  • Values are expressed as mean±SD.

  • * and ** indicate the presence of significant differences (p< 0.05 and p <0.01, respectively) from IGT.

  • BG, blood glucose; HbA1c, hemoglobin A1c; IGT, impaired glucose tolerance.