Table 1 : Metabolic and anthropometric variables of 54 type 2 diabetes mellitus subjects.


  Control group Intervention group P value

Age-mean ± SE 58.8±1.56 53.4±1.6 0.27
BMI (kg/m2)-mean±SE 29.8±0.9 30.1±1.3 0.82
Waist circumference3 90 cm-mean±SE 102.5±2.9 106.1±6.9 0.5
Waist circumference3 80 cm-mean±SE 101.6±3.6 97.8±4.0 0.5
Systolic arterial pressure (mmHg)-median (25%-75% percentile) 133 (120-141) 133 (121-150) 0.95
Diastolic arterial pressure (mmHg)-mean±SE 74.3±2.3 75.2±1.6 0.79
LDL (mg/dL)-mean±SE 97,3±6.1 89.0±5.0 0.35
HDL (mg/dL)-mean±SE 54.6±3.7 61.6±3.6 0.24
Triglycerides (mg/dl)-median (25%-75% percentile) 122.5 (93-174) 112 (70.7-153) 0.34

*BMI=body mass index
LDL=low density lipoprotein
HDL=high density lipoprotein

TibĂ©rio et al.Journal of Diabetes Research and Clinical Metabolism  2014 3:6DOI : 10.7243/2050-0866-3-6