Group Control Obese Obese + IR
# Pts 28 16 27
BMI 20.87 (±0.5) 29.63 (±1.3)* 31.81 (±1.1)*
HOMA 2-IR 1.14 (±0.7) 1.29 (±0.1) 3.44 (±0.2)*#
ALT 16.20 (±0.6) 20.88 (±4.2) 46.62 (± 16.5)*
Values represent means ± SEM. *p<0.02 vs control, #p<0.02 vs obese.
Body mass index (BMI), HOMA2-IR and serum concentrations of alanine aminotransferase (ALT) in control, obese without IR, and obese with IR patients.
Table 1: Clinical markers.