Table 2: Patient biochemical data

DM group (n=35) AGT group (n=29) NGT group (n=32) P value
Total cholesterol, mg/dl 197 44 200 29 197 39 0.95
LDL cholesterol, mg/dl 122 35 123 28 127 31 0.79
HDL cholesterol, mg/dl 47 11 49 14 46 11 0.54
Triglyceride, mg/dl 138 74 139 76 120 67 0.53
FPG mg/dl 168 63a 94 10b 88 7b < 0.01
HbA1c (%) 8.0 1.4a 5.7 0.3b 5.5 0.3b < 0.01
Serum Cr, mg/dl 0.85 0.27 0.90 0.18 0.82 0.21 0.44


Values are expressed as mean SD.
abCells with same superscripts within row do not differ (P>0.05).
DM: Diabetes Mellitus, AGT: Abnormal Glucose Tolerance, NGT: Normal Glucose Tolerance, LDL: Low-Density Lipoprotein, HDL: High-Density Lipoprotein, FPG: Fasting Plasma Glucose, Cr: Creatinine