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Table 3 Comparison of some clinical and biochemical parameters in subjects with normal and elevated Lp (a) levels

From: Lipoprotein (a), C-reactive protein and some metabolic cardiovascular risk factors in type 2 DM

Parameter Subjects with elevated Lp(a) levels Subjects with normal elevated Lp(a levels) p
HbA1c(%) 5.8(1.8) 6.4(2.4) 0.2
TChol (mg%) 209.5 (49) 196.4 (41.8) 0.1
TG (mg%) 144.72(71.7) 101 (52.8) 0.009
HDL-C(mg%) 38(14) 42.4(14.7) 0.1
LDL-C(mg%) 142.4(45.9) 130(40.6) 0.1
FBS(mg%) 166(79) 169(69.2) 0.8
CRP(mg% ) 15.1 (24.1) 13.4(10.8) 0.9
SUA (mg/dL) 7.2(2.2) 7.2(2.8) 0.8
WC(cm) 95.8(13.7) 92.7(12.1) 0.2
BMI(Kg/m2) 29.3(7.3) 28.5(5.6) 0.5
DDM(years) 5.9(4.9) 6.1(6.1) 0.9
Age(years) 59.9(11.4) 57.2(10.3) 0.3