Parameters Both Diabetic Parents (BDP)n=39 Single Diabetic Parents (SDP)n=71 No Diabetic Parents (NDP)n=70
Mean Age (S.D) 21.65 (1.55) 20.54 (1.32) 20.76 (1.14)
Gender n(%)
Male
Female
14(25) 13(23.2) 29(51.8)
25(20.2) 58(46.8) 41(33.1)
Parents Diabetes n(%)
Father Diabetes
Mother Diabetes
39(42.9) 52(57.1) 0(0)
39 (67.2) 19(32.8) 0(0)
Body Weight (Kg) 70.38±10.78 57.27 ± 14.33 57.03 ± 10.17
BMI (Kg/m2) 25.58 ± 5.15 22.26 ± 6.80 21.02 ± 6.19
Systolic Blood Pressure 116.53±5.51 113.52±7.57 113.00±7.29
Diastolic Blood Pressure 80.25±7.42 74.08±5.99 73.85±6.43
  Male Female Male Female Male Female
Waist /Hip Ratio
At High Risk
14.3 % 37.5% 23.1% 30.4% Nil Nil
Table 1: Physical characteristics of offspring of Both Diabetic Parents, Single Diabetic Parents and No Diabetic Parents.