Table 3

Treatment effect on glucose and lipid profile1
Biochemical variables PMR + I PMR INU CON
N 23 28 30 29
Glucose, g/dL
Baseline 104.4 ± 10.3 96.7 ± 13.6 95.6 ± 7.6 97.8 ± 8.4
Final 101.7 ± 13.7 93.2 ± 13.3 96.0 ± 8.7 95.8 ± 7.9
Adjusted change2,3 −0.4 ± 9.4 −4.1 ± 9.1 −0.6 ± 9.1 −2.2 ± 9.0
Total cholesterol, g/dL
Baseline 186.7 ± 37.6 172.8 ± 34.4 171.0 ± 26.1 183.8 ± 24.8
Final 176.6 ± 37.2 174.5 ± 30.0 176.3 ± 26.7 184.6 ± 26.9
Adjusted Change 2 −6.6 ± 24.1 −0.4 ± 24.0 2.4 ± 24.0 3.1 ± 24.0
HDL, g/dL
Baseline 41.7 ± 10.5 44.4 ± 10.6 41.3 ± 9.7 44.5 ± 8.4
Final 38.8 ± 9.1 40.6 ± 9.7 41.7 ± 8.7 40.8 ± 10.1
Adjusted Change 2 −3.3 ± 6.6 −3.4 ± 6.6 −0.1 ± 6.6 −3.3 ± 6.6
LDL, g/dL
Baseline 110.6 ± 35.1 96.4 ± 40.8 96.7 ± 26.5 109.8 ± 23.0
Final 110.7 ± 30.3 108.9 ± 25.8 108.3 ± 25.6 117.5 ± 24.0
Adjusted Change 2 4.4 ± 22.4 8.9 ± 22.4 8.1 ± 22.4 11.5 ± 22.4
Triglycerides, g/dL
Baseline 172.1 ± 71.4 159.9 ± 82.3 165.1 ± 80.2 154.0 ± 80.1
Final 135.5 ± 49.63 124.9 ± 55.03 131.6 ± 57.23 133.4 ± 47.2
Adjusted Change 2 −30.8 ± 42.23 −36.4 ± 42.23 −31.8 ± 42.23 −25.6 ± 42.2

1 Values are means ± standard deviation.

2 Estimated mean adjusted for baseline value.

3 Change is different within treatment in pared T-Test, p < 0.05

No significant differences were found between treatments.

PMR = Partial meal replacement, INU = Inulin, CON = Control group.

Tovar et al.

Tovar et al. Nutrition Journal 2012 11:44   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-11-44

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