Table 1

Demographic and other baseline characteristics of the studied subjects1

Parameter

Healthy (n = 13) Mean ± SD

Type 2 DM (n = 10) Mean ± SD


Age (Yrs)

40.2 ± 6.7

40.8 ± 5.7

Body weight (Kg)

75.4 ± 16.0

83 ± 16.7

Height (cm)

165.9 ± 8.0

163.9 ± 7.8

Body mass index (Kg/m2)

27.4 ± 4.1

30.7 ± 5.2

HbA1c (%)

5.8 ± 0.4

6.6 ± 0.7

Fasting blood glucose (mg/dl)

95.7 ± 6.5

116.1 ± 7.9

Waist circumference (cm)

Males: 97.3 ± 9.4

Females: 89.2 ± 12.6

Males: 101.3 ± 10.9

Females: 98.7 ± 9.2

Body fat composition (%)

Males: 29.8 ± 8.6

Females: 32.3 ± 8.2

Males: 30.0 ± 7.5

Females: 39.7 ± 6.1


1 Data are presented as mean ± SD.

Alkaabi et al. Nutrition Journal 2011 10:59   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-10-59

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