Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 1 Baseline characteristics of study subjects.

From: Increased functional and structural skin capillary density in type 1 diabetes patients with vascular complications

Characteristics Healthy controls (n = 47) Diabetes (n = 62) Diabetes with complications (n = 26) p value
Age, years 25.1 ± 4.6 24.6 ± 10.4 34.8 ± 9.9*§ 0.000
Male, n (%) 24 (51.1) 27 (43.5) 8 (30.8) 0.2
Smokers, n (%) 6 (12.7) 5 (8.1) 5 (19.2) 0.9
Body mass index, kg/m2 23.5 ± 4.2 22.8 ± 3.4 23.4 ± 2.8 0.73
Diabetes duration, years ___ 10.2 ± 8.4 18.0 ± 8.0§ 0.000
HbA1c 5.2 ± 0.3 9.9 ± 2.6* 10.6 ± 2.6* 0.000
MUAE, μg/min 4.0 (0.5 - 17.2) 6.9 (1.6 - 20.0)* 58 (13.4 - 1608.5)*§ 0.000
  1. HbA1c, glycated hemoglobin; MUAE, mean urinary albumin excretion rate.
  2. Values represent mean ± SD or median (maximum; minimum).
  3. * p < 0.05 compared to healthy subjects; § p < 0.05 compared to diabetes without complications.