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Table 2 Clinical and laboratory characteristics of the patients with diabetes in the mother and relatives others than mother with diabetes.

From: Familial history of diabetes and clinical characteristics in Greek subjects with type 2 diabetes

  Mother Relatives others than mother with diabetes P
n 468 320  
Age (years) 65.10 ± 10.63 67.47 ± 11.85 0.003
Males/females n (%) 247 (47.1)/221 (52.9) 155 (51.6)/165 (48.4) 0.22
Body mass index (Kg/m2) 31.03 ± 5.75 30.76 ± 5.89 0.52
Age at diabetes diagnosis (years) 50.58 ± 12.01 54.15 ± 13.01 <0.001
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 1135.25 ± 18.98 137.77 ± 21.41 0.08
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 79.14 ± 10.18 79.72 ± 12.56 0.47
HbA1c (%) 7.69 ± 3.64 7.67 ± 1.76 0.91
Total cholesterol (mg/dl) 206.10 ± 52.74 204.88 ± 72.05 0.79
HDL cholesterol (mg/dl) 48.17 ± 23.78 48.98 ± 16.90 0.62
LDL cholesterol (mg/dl) 125.76 ± 45.40 121.65 ± 42.56 0.23
Triglycerides (mg/dl) 167.97 ± 120.57 159.88 ± 96.09 0.33
Hypertension (yes) n (%) 266 (56.7) 213 (66.6) 0.001
Dyslipidemia (yes) n (%) 230 (49.0) 155 (48.4) 0.86
Retinopathy (yes) n (%) 89 (19.0) 52 (16.3) 0.33
Nephropathy (yes) n (%) 19 (4.1) 8 (2.5) 0.24
Coronary artery disease (yes) n (%) 75 (16.1) 49 (15.3) 0.77
Treatment for diabetes n (%)    
Antidiabetic tablets 314 (67.0) 214 (66.9) 0.98
Insulin 146 (31.1) 107 (33.4) 0.49