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Table 2 The effects of vitamin D supplementation on FBS, insulin and HOMA- IR at different baseline vitamin D concentration (Drop line plot of vitamin D)

From: The effect of vitamin D on insulin resistance in patients with type 2 diabetes

Variable Vitamin D <20 (n=20) Vitamin D 20–30 (n=10) Vitamin D 30–45 (n=15)
Before after sig Before after sig Before after sig
FBS (mg/dl) 154±31.9 148±44.9 0.4 146±42.3 144±33.6 0.9 133±32.8 138±36.3 0.4
Insulin (μIu/ml) 10.16±9.2 9.1±6.1 0.6 8.7±10.1 14.5±15.5 0.3 11.5±10.3 9.3±8.6 0.4
HOMA_IR 3.6±1.2 3.05±1.6 0.6 3.2±4.05 5.8±6.4 0.2 3.8±3.7 3.5±3.6 0.6
Variable Vitamin D 40–60 (n=45) Vitamin D>60(n=10)
before after sig before after sig
FBS(mg/dl) 131±34.6 120±35.6 0.02 146±48.3 126±43.6 0.3
Insulin(μIu/ml) 11.8±9.8 7.5±7 0.006 7.4±6.09 5.7±3.3 0.9
HOMA_IR 3.6±3.05 2.2v2.6 0.001 2.6±2.09 1.79±1.38 0.4