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Table 2 Glycaemic, lipid and blood pressure profile in 2006 and 2012 after adjustment for age and duration of diabetes

From: Management of type 2 diabetes and its prescription drug cost before and during the economic crisis in Greece: an observational study

  2006 2012 p
HbA1c (%) 7.0 [6.9-7.1] 7.0 [7.0-7.1] 0.7
HbA1c (mmol/mol) 53 [52–54] 53 [53–54]
 Non-insulin treated 6.7 [6.6-6.7] 6.7 [6.6-6.8] 0.9
50 [49–50] 50 [49–51]
 Insulin treated 7.6 [7.5-7.8] 7.6 [7.4-7.7] 0.5
60 [58–62] 60 [57–61]
SBP (mmHg) 135.4 [134.2-136.7] 134.4 [133.3-135.5] 0.2
DBP (mmHg) 77.2 [76.6-77.9] 76.2 [75.5-76.8] 0.03
TC (mmol/l) 4.9 [4.8-5.0] 4.4 [4.3-4.4] < 0.001
HDL-C (mmol/l) 1.3 [1.2-1.3] 1.2 [1.2-1.3] 0.3
LDL-C (mmol/l) 2.9 [2.9-3.0] 2.5 [2.5-2.6] < 0.001
TGL (mmol/l) 1.7 [1.6-1.7] 1.6 [1.5-1.6] 0.003
  1. (Data are shown as mean value [95% CI]).
  2. SBP: Systolic blood pressure, DBP: Diastolic blood pressure, TC: Total cholesterol, TGL: Triglycerides.