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Table 1 Anthropometric, clinical and biochemical characteristics of study subjects

From: Glucose challenge increases circulating progenitor cells in Asian Indian male subjects with normal glucose tolerance which is compromised in subjects with pre-diabetes: A pilot study

Parameters NGT Pre-diabetes p value
  (n = 24) (n = 26)  
Anthropometric measures    
Age (years) 36 ± 2 39 ± 2 0.232
Weight (Kg) 69 ± 2 77 ± 3* 0.026
Body Mass Index (kg/m2) 24.0 ± 0.6 26.5 ± 0.6* 0.005
Waist Circumference (cm) 90.3 ± 1.7 98.3 ± 3.1* 0.032
Waist - Hip Ratio 0.96 ± 0.01 0.98 ± 0.01 0.070
Systolic Blood Pressure (mmHg) 119.0 ± 1.8 122.8 ± 2.6 0.240
Diastolic Blood Pressure (mmHg) 76.3 ± 1.6 76.6 ± 1.9 0.992
Biochemical parameters    
OGTT    
Fasting plasma glucose (mmol/l) 5.0 ± 0.1 5.7 ± 0.1** 0.0001
2Hr Post plasma glucose (mmol/l) 5.6 ± 0.2 8.1 ± 0.3** 0.0001
Glycated Hemoglobin [HbA1c] (%) 5.4 ± 0.1 5.8 ± 0.1* 0.0013
Fasting Insulin (pmol/l) 49.8 ± 5 95.1 ± 10** 0.0002
2Hr post Insulin (pmol/l) 325.8 ± 49 780.0 ± 75** 0.0001
HOMA-IR 1.9 ± 0.2 4.0 ± 0.4** 0.0001
Lipid profile    
Total Cholesterol (mmol/l) 4.6 ± 0.2 4.9 ± 0.2 0.376
Serum Triglycerides (mmol/l) 1.51 ± 0.2 1.9 ± 0.2 0.166
HDL Cholesterol (mmol/l) 1.0 ± 0.04 0.9 ± 0.04 0.459
LDL Cholesterol (mmol/l) 2.9 ± 0.1 3.0 ± 0.2 0.632
VLDL Cholesterol (mmol/l) 0.7 ± 0.1 0.9 ± 0.1 0.163
Others    
Serum Creatinine (μmol/l) 79.6 ± 1.8 106.9 ± 27.1 0.364
Hs-CRP (mg/l) 2.5 ± 0.5 3.1 ± 0.5 0.341
Microalbuminuria (μg/mg) 5.2 ± 0.8 7.6 ± 1.5 0.344
  1. Values are expressed as mean ± SEM. Hs - CRP indicates High sensitive C - reactive protein. Glycated Hemoglobin values are expressed in %.*P < 0.05 and **P < 0.001.