Table 1

Baseline characteristics for continuous variables

CharacteristicsMeanSD
Age65.412.7
Follow-up duration (days)35461208
Diabetes duration (years)6.184.56
Liver function test
 Alkaline phosphatase (U/L)81.137.6
 Alanine aminotransferase (U/L)28.852.9
 Total protein (g/L)74.56.67
 Albumin (g/L)38.95.04
Complete blood count
 Lymphocyte count (×109/L)1.891.04
 Neutrophil count (×109/L)5.352.69
 Neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio3.724.37
 Hemoglobin count (×109/L)12.81.86
Lipid profile
 HDL-C (mmol/L)1.230.348
 LDL-C (mmol/L)3.090.941
 Total cholesterol (mmol/L)5.121.13
 Triglyceride (mmol/L)1.631.51
Renal function test
 Creatinine (umol/L)10287.2
 Potassium (mmol/L)4.240.522
 Sodium (mmol/L)1393.48
 Urea (mmol/L)6.964.11
Glycemic control
 Fasting blood glucose8.021.95
 HbA1c7.752.59
  • HDL-C, high-density lipoprotein-cholesterol; LDL-C, low-density lipoprotein-cholesterol.