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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of study participants

From: The role of enteric hormone GLP-2 in the response of bone markers to a mixed meal in postmenopausal women with type 2 diabetes mellitus

Variable Group T2D (n = 23) Group CO (n = 20) p-value
Mean (SD) Mean (SD)
Age (years) 59.8 (4.2) 57.8 (3.3) 0.087
Time since menopause (years) 9.8 (4.3) 7.4 (4.5) 0.105
Diabetes duration (years) 13.7 (9.2)
BMI (kg/m2) 30 (3.9) 27 (5.3) 0.044
Femoral neck BMD (g/cm2) 0.78 (0.09) 0.69 (0.08) 0.003
Total hip BMD (g/cm2) 0.93 (0.09) 0.82 (0.09) <0.001
Lumbar spine BMD (g/cm2) 0.87 (0.09) 0.82 (0.12) 0.17
  1. T2D, type 2 diabetes; CO, control; SD, standard deviation; p-value, Student’s t-test p-value; BMI, body mass index; BMD, bone mineral density.