Clinical Data Mongoloids Caucasians
  T1D (n=38) Control group (n=42) T1D (n=27) Control group (n=40)
Men/women (n) 15/23 22/20 15/12 20/20
Age (years) 34.4 ± 11.7 31.4 ± 8.0 32.7 ± 11.9 27.8 ± 7.7
Cigarette smoking (n) 6 5 4 6
Duration of disease (years) 12.1 ± 3.5 - 12.9 ± 4.0 -
Hb A1C (%) 9.29 ± 3.06 4.41 ± 0.72 8.74 ± 2.24 4.92 ± 0.52
BMI (kg/m2) 23.6 ± 3.1 21.3 ± 2.3 25.8 ± 4.1 22.5 ± 3.6
Cholesterol (mmol/l) 4.75 ± 1.19 4.30 ± 1.32 5.67 ± 1.24 4.25 ± 1.24
Triacilglycerols (mmol/l) 1.02 ± 0.68 0.68 ± 0.22 1.55 ± 0.76 0.56 ± 0.21
Systolic blood pressure (mm Hg) 116 ± 12 117 ± 13 118 ± 11 116 ± 10
Diastolic blood pressure (mm Hg) 74 ± 13 72 ± 11 75 ± 10 76 ± 12
Table 1: Baseline characteristics of diabetic and control subjects