Table 1 : Clinical characteristics of type 1 diabetes patients.


Parameters T1D patients T1D neuropathy Healthy controls

  (mean±SD) (mean±SD) (mean±SD)

n 57 13 42
Age (years) 49 ± 15* 42 ± 13* 43 ± 17
Sex (M/F) 32M/25F 8M/5F 27M/15F
Blood glucose (mg/dl) 345 ± 87# 352 ± 34.3# 109 ± 9
HbA1C 8.0 ± 1.5@ 8.1 ± 0.82@ 4.7 ± 0.4

Abbreviations: T1D, type 1 diabetes mellitus; n, number of serum samples tested;
HbA1C, glycosylated hemoglobin. *p>0.05 versus age of healthy controls;
#p<0.001 versus blood glucose of healthy controls; @p<0.001 versus HbA1C
of healthy controls.

Rasheed et al.Journal of Diabetes Research and Clinical Metabolism  2013 2:24DOI : 10.7243/2050-0866-2-24