Table 2

Resting concentrations of biochemical markers of bone turnover

VariableType 1 diabetes (n=15)Control (n=15)P value
β-CTx (μg/L)0.32±0.170.40±0.160.174
P1NP (μg/L)44.58±22.0654.40±25.570.235
PTH (pmol/L)2.37±1.032.89±0.900.149
Albumin (g/L)39.44±2.0343.11±2.47<0.001
Phosphate (mmol/L)1.05±0.191.02±0.180.675
Calcium (mmol/L)2.26±0.082.27±0.80.652
Adjusted calcium (mg/dL)2.27±0.082.24±0.070.394
Ionized calcium (mmol/L)1.16±0.041.20±0.010.011
  • Data are presented as mean±SD.

  • Independent sample t-tests were performed to compare the quantitative variables between groups.

  • β-CTx, β-C-terminal cross-linked telopeptide of type 1 collagen; P1NP, procollagen type-1 amino-terminal propeptide; PTH, parathyroid hormone.