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Table 1 Clinical and biochemical characteristics

From: Abnormal phosphorylation of Tie2/Akt/eNOS signaling pathway and decreased number or function of circulating endothelial progenitor cells in prehypertensive premenopausal women with diabetes mellitus

Characteristics Normotensive women Prehypertensive women Normotensive women with DM Prehypertensive women with DM
(n = 20) (n = 20) (n = 20) (n = 20)
Age (years) 42.7 ± 5.8 44.9 ± 4.0 45.2 ± 6.6 45.4 ± 5.1
Height (cm) 162.3 ± 5.7 160.5 ± 5.9 161.9 ± 6.1 161.1 ± 5.2
Weight (Kg) 58.7 ± 5.7 59.5 ± 5.7 62.1 ± 4.8 64.1 ± 4.4
BMI (kg/cm2) 23.5 ± 2.7 22.9 ± 2.1 24.0 ± 2.1 23.8 ± 1.5
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 108.8 ± 6.5 130.4 ± 5.5a 111.0 ± 6.0 131.3 ± 4.9a
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 68.5 ± 5.0 80.3 ± 4.4a 70.9 ± 4.8 80.9 ± 5.4a
Heart rate (beats/min) 72.2 ± 7.9 72.8 ± 7.4 73.7 ± 10.2 75.0 ± 7.7
AST (mmol/L) 24.3 ± 5.8 26.9 ± 8.1 27.7 ± 6.0 25.7 ± 6.5
ALT (mmol/L) 22.9 ± 5.2 24.5 ± 5.1 24.8 ± 6.1 21.7 ± 5.7
BUN (mmol/L) 5.7 ± 0.8 5.5 ± 1.2 5.9 ± 1.3 5.4 ± 1.1
Cr (mmol/L) 72.2 ± 14.8 66.4 ± 16.4 73.1 ± 15.2 65.2 ± 18.0
LDL (mmol/L) 2.98 ± 0.33 2.88 ± 0.55 3.10 ± 0.37 3.09 ± 0.36
TC (mmol/L) 4.93 ± 0.44 4.92 ± 0.65 5.11 ± 0.39 5.08 ± 0.42
HDL (mmol/L) 1.37 ± 0.24 1.40 ± 0.21 1.31 ± 0.19 1.34 ± 0.16
TG (mmol/L) 1.44 ± 0.19 1.39 ± 0.17 1.50 ± 0.21 1.46 ± 0.12
FPG (mmol/L) 4.71 ± 0.67 4.51 ± 0.61 8.91 ± 1.16b 8.73 ± 1.08b
2hPG(mmol/L) 6.25 ± 0.66 6.17 ± 0.67 10.87 ± 1.72b 10.31 ± 1.61b
HbA1C(%) 5.31 ± 0.58 5.18 ± 0.63 8.49 ± 1.47b 8.15 ± 1.52b
hrCRP (mmol/L) 0.961 ± 0.509 1.130 ± 0.615 1.953 ± 0.852b 1.828 ± 0.882b
FMD(%) 10.29 ± 1.16 9.79 ± 1.22 5.87 ± 5.49b 5.49 ± 0.129b
GMD(%) 22.49 ± 2.12 21.89 ± 2.45 21.05 ± 2.47 21.37 ± 2.68
  1. Abbreviation: BMI body mass index, LDL low-density lipoprotein, TC total cholesterol, HDL high density lipoprotein, TG triglyeride, FPG fasting plasma glucose, 2hPG 2-h plasma glucose, HbA 1 C glycosylated hemoglobin, hrCRP hyper-sensitive C-reactive protein, GMD glyceryl trinitrate-mediated dilation, FMD flow-mediated brachial artery dilatation
  2. Notes: Data are given as mean ± SD. avs normotension; bvs without DM