Patients (N=20)
Age (years ± SD) 47 ± 13
Weight (Kg ± SD) 80.9 ± 16.2
BMI (Kg/m2 ± SD) 30.8 ± 5.2
Hypertension 27%
Total Cholesterol (mg/dl ± SD) 219 ± 17
HDL (mg/dl ± SD) 52 ± 15
LDL (mg/dl ± SD) 129 ± 21
Triglycerides(mg/dl ± SD) 153 ± 57
Basalglycemia (mg/dl ± SD) 115 ± 14
Ā OGTT 120 min (mg/dl ± SD) 142 ± 41
Carbohydratemetabolism  
IFG 72%
IGT 28%
Insulinaemia 20.2 ± 12.2
HOMA (<2.7) 6.2 ± 3.2
Abbreviations: BMI: Body Mass Index; NG: Normoglycaemic; IFG: impaired fasting glucose; IGT: Impaired Glucose Tollerance; HOMA: Homeostasis Model Assessment
Table 1: Basal characteristics.