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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of subjects in the dose escalation study

From: Low dose chloroquine decreases insulin resistance in human metabolic syndrome but does not reduce carotid intima-media thickness

VariableResults
Number25
Gender (F/M)18/7
Race
 Black2
 Non-hispanic white23
Weight (kg)101 ± 17
BMI (kg/m2)35.0 ± 4.4
Waist circumference (cm)109 ± 13
Fasting glucose (mmol/L)5.27 ± 0.61
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg)135 ± 16
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg)80 ± 10
Total cholesterol (mmol/L)5.25 ± 0.67
Non-HDL cholesterol (mmol/L)4.11 ± 0.62
LDL cholesterol (mmol/L)3.23 ± 0.57
Triglycerides (mmol/L)1.85 ± 0.61
HDL cholesterol (mmol/L)1.19 ± 0.26
  1. Data represent mean ± SD