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Table 3 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 IFG IGT
  (n = 24) (n = 09) (n = 17)
Anthropometric measures    
Age (years) 36 ± 2 38 ± 2 40 ± 2
Weight (Kg) 69 ± 2 82 ± 4** 74 ± 3
Body Mass Index (kg/m2) 24.0 ± 0.6 27.0 ± 1.3* 26.2 ± 0.7*
Waist Circumference (cm) 90.3 ± 1.7 97.0 ± 2.2* 99.0 ± 4.7
Waist - Hip Ratio 0.96 ± 0.01 0.97 ± 0.01 0.98 ± 0.01
Systolic Blood Pressure (mmHg) 119.0 ± 1.8 120.0 ± 1.9 124.3 ± 3.8
Diastolic Blood Pressure (mmHg) 76.3 ± 1.6 75.6 ± 1.9 77.1 ± 2.7
OGTT    
Fasting plasma glucose (mmol/l) 5.0 ± 0.1 5.7 ± 0.1*** 5.7 ± 0.2***
2Hr Post plasma glucose (mmol/l) 5.6 ± 0.2 6.8 ± 0.3** 8.8 ± 0.2*** ##
Glycated Hemoglobin [HbA1c] (%) 5.4 ± 0.1 5.6 ± 0.1 5.9 ± 0.1***
Fasting Insulin (pmol/l) 49.8 ± 5 93.7 ± 19 ** 95.8 ± 11***
2Hr post Insulin (pmol/l) 325.8 ± 49 653.1 ± 121** 1259 ± 231***
HOMA-IR 1.9 ± 0.2 3.9 ± 0.8*** 4.0 ± 0.5***
Lipid profile    
Total Cholesterol (mmol/l) 4.6 ± 0.2 4.8 ± 0.4 4.9 ± 0.2
Serum Triglycerides (mmol/l) 1.51 ± 0.2 2.1 ± 0.4 1.8 ± 0.2
HDL Cholesterol (mmol/l) 1.0 ± 0.04 1.0 ± 0.09 1.0 ± 0.03
LDL Cholesterol (mmol/l) 2.9 ± 0.1 2.9 ± 0.3 3.1 ± 0.2
VLDL Cholesterol (mmol/l) 0.7 ± 0.1 0.9 ± 0.2 0.8 ± 0.1
Others    
Serum Creatinine (μmol/l) 76.6 ± 2.3 73.7 ± 2.6 124.5 ± 41.2#
Hs-CRP (mg/l) 2.5 ± 0.5 2.0 ± 0.2 3.7 ± 0.6
Microalbuminuria (μg/mg) 5.2 ± 0.8 4.2 ± 0.6 9.4 ± 2.1
  1. Values are expressed as mean ± SEM. Hs - CRP indicates High sensitive C - reactive protein. Glycated Hemoglobin values are expressed in %. * P < 0.05, ** P < 0.001 &*** P < 0.0001 vs NGT and # P < 0.05 & ## P < 0.0001 vs IFG.