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Table 2 Laboratory results

From: Precocious markers of cardiovascular risk and vascular damage in apparently healthy women with previous gestational diabetes

Test Previous GDM Mean (SD) Controls Mean (SD) P value
Mean fasting glucose 83.2 (13.0) mg/dl 71.6 (9.4) mg/dl 0.002
Creatinine 0.72 (0.1) mg/dl 0.67 (0.1) mg/dl 0.14
AST 24.4 (5.2) U/l 24.9 (4.9) U/l 0.71
ALT 35.6 (7.8) U/l 40.8 (13.6) U/l 0.25
Uric acid 3.9 (0.7) mg/dl 3.7 (0.8) mg/dl 0.36
Total cholesterol 194.0 (33.8) mg/dl 185.6 (43.8) mg/dl 0.35
HDL c 46.5 (11.4) mg/dl 53.6 (11.0) mg/dl 0.06
LDL c 130.0 (32.3) mg/dl 114.3 (34.9) mg/dl 0.10
Triglycerides 87.0 (38.1) mg/dl 88.1 (63.1) mg/dl 0.44
FFA 0.47 (0.19) mmol/l 0.55 (0.23) mmol/l 0.21
CPR 0.34 (0.23) mg/dl 0.40 (0.49) mg/dl 0.50
Fibrinogen 279.5 (58.7) mg/dl 297.1 (84.7) mg/dl 0.50
PAI-1 12.1 (9.6) U/ml 16.0 (12.0) U/ml 0.25
N 25 20  
  1. SD: Standard deviation; AST : Aspartate aminotransferase; ALT: alanine aminotransferase; HDL: High density lipoprotein; cLDL: Low density lipoprotein, c FFA: free fatty acids, CPR: C-reactive protein, PAI-1: plasminogen activator inhibitor-1.