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Table 4 Resting echocardiography values

From: Acute vitamin C improves cardiac function, not exercise capacity, in adults with type 2 diabetes

  Control T2D
Saline Vitamin C Saline Vitamin C
Lateral E’rest 0.109 ± 0.005 0.117 ± 0.007 0.115 ± 0.005 0.111 ± 0.004
Lateral E:E’rest 6.53 ± 0.45 7.76 ± 0.65* 6.51 ± 0.25 8.62 ± 0.38*
Septal E’rest 0.102 ± 0.005 0.098 ± 0.005* 0.094 ± 0.003 0.092 ± 0.003*
Septal E:E’rest 7.05 ± 0.64 7.76 ± 0.65* 7.95 ± 0.35 8.62 ± 0.38*
MV E:Arest 1.44 ± 0.13 1.37 ± 0.09 1.20 ± 0.06 1.30 ± 0.07
MV DecTrest (s) 240 ± 10 238 ± 12 228 ± 11 219 ± 7
Ejection fraction (%) 65 ± 2 67 ± 2 65 ± 1 63 ± 1
Circ. strain − 24 ± 1 − 23 ± 1 − 20 ± 1 − 21 ± 1
  1. Data are mean ± SEM
  2. MV mitral valve, Circ circumferential
  3. * Different from saline (P < 0.04)
  4. Different from control (P < 0.03)