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Table 2 Comparison of adiponectin, leptin, leptin/adiponectin ratio (LAR) and hs-CRP between normal, non-diabetic obese and non-obese type 2 DM groups

From: Association of adipokines, leptin/adiponectin ratio and C-reactive protein with obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus

Parameters Normal (n = 31) Non-diabetic obese (n = 30) Non-obese T2DM (n = 31)
Adiponectin (IU/ml) 25 (20.6-30.2) 16.3 (13.3-19.9) 25.8 (20.6-32.2)
   p-value   a 0.002 a0.83, b0.006
Leptin (ng/ml) 14 (12–17) 141 (116–172) 78 (63–96)
   p-value   a 3.6 × 10 -30 a 2.8 × 10 -19 , b 2.7 × 10 -4
Leptin/Adiponectin Ratio 0.59 (0.36-0.85) 8.21 (6.78-9.90) 3.31 (2.61-4.15)
   p-value   a 1.1 × 10 -26 a 2.9 × 10 -12 , b 1.4 × 10 -7
hs-CRP (U/ml) 15.2 (14.7-15.7) 17.0 (16.5-17.7) 18.2 (17.6-19.0)
   p-value   a 4.3 × 10 -6 a8.2 × 10-10, b0.019
  1. Results presented as geometric mean and 95% confidence interval of mean adjusted for age; avs. normal group, bvs. non-diabetic obese group evaluated by univariate (General Linear Model).