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Table 2 Hepatic markers and white blood cell (WBC) count

From: Preliminary evidence for obesity-associated insulin resistance in adolescents without elevations of inflammatory cytokines

  Lean Obese p-value
ALT (U/L) 23.9 ± 1.2 42.3 ± 5.5 0.002**
AST (U/L) 29.3 ± 2.5 31.0 ± 2.4 0.647
Alkaline Phosphatase (mg/dL) 91.4 ± 6.1 92.8 ± 4.7 0.855
Total Bilirubin (U/L) 0.5 ± 0.1 0.4 ± 0.0 0.416
Total Protein (gm/dL) 7.8 ± 0.5 7.5 ± 0.4 0.010**
Albumin (mg/dL) 4.7 ± 0.3 4.3 ± 0.3 0.000**
WBC (103/mL) 5.5 ± 0.8 6.8 ± 1.8 0.000**
  1. **denotes a p-value of ≤0.010.
  2. Alanine aminotrasferase (ALT); aspartate aminotransferase (AST); white blood cell (WBC).