Table 3 : Correlations between AGE, TNF-α, TBARS and Clinical
Variables (n=82).


  dAGE sAGE TNF-α CRP

  r p r p r p r p

sAGE 0.369 0.001 -- -- -- -- -- --
TNF-α 0.280 0.016 0.356 0.002 -- -- -- --
CRP 0.038 0.751 0.164 0.165 0.321 0.006 -- --
TBARS 0.571 0.000 0.338 0.003 0.267 0.023 0.309 0.008

Note: AGE, advanced Glycation end products; dAGE, dietary AGE; sAGE,
serum AGE; CRP, C-reactive protein; TNF-α, Tumor necrosis factor-alpha;
TBARS, thiobarbituric acid reactive substances; BMI, body mass index.
Controlling for weight, BMI, and total energy intake.

Spicer et al.Journal of Diabetes Research and Clinical Metabolism  2014 3:2DOI : 10.7243/2050-0866-3-2