Table 1

Effects of Rimonabant with dietary intervention on physical and biochemical parameters over the study period (n = 20) (Mean ± SD)
Baseline 6 Months
Weight (Kg) 112 ± 21 107 ± 21***
Waist circumference (cm) 124 ± 13 121 ± 13**
Fat mass (Kg) 44 ± 12 42 ± 12
HbA1c (%) 8.0 ± 1.6 7.4 ± 1.7*
Total cholesterol (mmol/L) 4.4 ± 1.0 4.4 ± 1.0
LDL cholesterol (mmol/L) 2.3 ± 0.8 2.4 ± 0.9
HDL cholesterol (mmol/L) 1.2 ± 0.2 1.3 ± 0.2**
Triglyceride (mmol/L) 1.9 ± 1.1 1.7 ± 0.9
Insulin dose (units / day) 116 ± 59 102 ± 71*
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 147 ± 21 142 ± 24
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 85 ± 8 83 ± 11

*p < 0.05 in comparison to baseline.

**p < 0.01 in comparison to baseline.

***p < 0.001 in comparison to baseline.

Heppenstall et al.

Heppenstall et al. Nutrition Journal 2012 11:50   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-11-50

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