Parameters Patients (N=80) Control
(N=60)
P value 95% CI
SBG(mg/dL) 241.11±11.76* 109.43±1.34 0.001 (104.70)-(9158.66)
Liver enzymes ALT(U/L) 13.35±0.78* 10.53±0.62 0.01 (0.7)- (4.89)
AST(U/L) 22.26±1.10* 18.50±0.68 0.01 (1.19)- (6.73)
TP(g/dL) 7.46±0.05* 7.78 ±0.07 0.001 (-0.52)-(-0.19)
TB(mg/dL)
Lipid profiles
0.54 ±0.02* 0.45 ±0.02 0.003 (0.03)-(0.15)
TC(mg/dL) 204.09±5.62* 124.41±4.99 0.001 (40.07)-(91.44)
TAG(mg/dL) 190.18±10.60* 124.41±4.99 0.001 (36.78)-(119.73)
HDL(mg/dL) 41.21±1.38* 55.51±4.90 0.001 (-18.41)-(-10.19)
LDL(mg/dL) 127.34±5.24* 100.82±2.05 0.001 (-0.52)-(-0.18)
*The mean difference is significant at the p<0.05 by using independent t-test
analysis.
Table 4: Mean values of the liver biochemical parameters in diabetic patients and
non-diabetic control groups