CPC Group TPC Group  
Baseline Variable n Mean (sd) n Mean (sd) p
Weight (lbs) 29 225.3 (35.3) 31 222.7 (44.7) 0.81
Total Cholesterol (mg/dl) 29 173.7 (39.2) 31 182.2 (41.1) 0.42
HDL Cholesterol (mg/dl) 29 41.4 (11.4) 31 45.5 (15.0) 0.23
Non-HDL Cholesterol (mg/d) 29 132.3 (39.6) 31 136.7 (37.7) 0.66
LDL Cholesterol (mg/dl) * 27 96.1 (30.1) 31 100.4 (33.6) 0.61
ln(Triglycerides) (mg/dl) 29 5.02 (0.53) 31 5.10 (0.59) 0.57
Glucose (mg/dl) 29 104.3 (12.2) 31 102.4 (8.4) 0.48
HbA1c (%) 29 6.08 (0.45) 31 5.91 (0.37) 0.11
SBP (mmHg) 29 121.4 (10.9) 31 129.1 (17.2) 0.04
DBP (mmHg) 29 82.1 (10.1) 31 83.0 (10.0) 0.71
Waist (inches) 29 43.6 (4.9) 31 43.4 (5.6) 0.85
BMI (kg/m2) 29 37.4 (6.1) 31 35.7 (5.0) 0.26
*LDL-c could not be calculated for 2 subjects
Table 2: Baseline Comparison of Clinical Measures for CPC and TPC Groups.