Table 1

Clinical characteristics of the eleven (8 women and 3 men) obese non-diabetic subjects1

Age (yr)

55.2 ± 9.4 (40-68)

Weight (kg)

100.9 ± 13.8 (79.0-120.9)

BMI (kg/m2)

33.9 ± 3.4 (30.3-42.0)

Waist (cm)

111.4 ± 6.8 (102-121)

118.7 ± 2.1 (117-121)

108.6 ± 5.7 (102-117)

Waist-to-hip ratio

0.92 ± 0.07 (0.83-1.08)

1.01 ± 0.06 (0.98-1.08)

0.89 ± 0.03 (0.83-0.92)

HbA1c (%)

5.8 ± 0.4 (5.3-6.5)

HOMA2 (IR)

1.3 ± 0.5 (0.3-2.0)

Fasting plasma glucose (mmol/l)

5.9 ± 0.4 (5.3-6.6)

Fasting plasma triglyceride (mmol/l)

2.0 ± 0.8 (0.7-3.1)


1 All values are means ± SD; range in parentheses.

Holmer-Jensen et al. Nutrition Journal 2011 10:115   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-10-115

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