Parameter MS(N=20) Diabetes(N=20) Controls(N=20)
Age (yrs) 57.3 ± 10 58.9 ± 7 55.8 ± 9
Weight (kg) 80.7 ± 11.2* 77 ± 11 73.6 ± 9.3
BMI (kg/m2) 30.8 ± 5.7* 30 ± 3* 26.2 ± 2.8
Waistcircumference (cm) 98 ± 6.2* 96 ± 7.4 92 ± 5.3
Hba1c 6±1 7±1 6±1
Fastingglucose (mg/dl) 114 ± 13 121 ± 16* 92 ± 11
Homa IR 8.2±4.1 § 1.13±0.8 1.2±0.3
Total cholesterol (mg/dl) 202 ± 17 206 ± 31 192 ± 29
HDL (mg/dl) 52 ± 10 47 ± 9 54 ± 8
LDL (mg/dl) 126 ± 15 134 ± 26 119 ± 21
Triglycerides (mg/dl) 144 ± 47 152 ± 38 118 ± 30
Smoking 20% 25% None
Hypertension (%) no LVH 25% 30% 30%

Carbohydrates metabolism

NG 0% N/A N/A
IFG 36% N/A N/A
IGT 63% N/A N/A
IGT+IFG 11% N/A N/A
Data are expressed as mean ± SD
Abbreviations: BMI: Body Mass Index; LVH: Left Ventricle Hypertrophy; NG: Normal Glucose; IFG: Impaired Fasting Glucose; IGT: Impaired Glucose Tolerance; N/A: Notapplicable
p<0.05 vs controls; § p<0.05 MS vs diabetes
Table 1: Clinical and laboratory data.