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Table 1 Subjects' characteristics before and after the training intervention period of 12 weeks.

From: Cardiac lipid content is unresponsive to a physical activity training intervention in type 2 diabetic patients, despite improved ejection fraction

  before training after training p-value
age (y) 59.5 ± 0.9 - -
BMI (kg/m2) 30.5 ± 1.4 30.4 ± 1.4 0.8
Fat percentage (%) 30.3 ± 2.1 29.1 ± 2.1 0.11
VO2max (ml/kg/min) 27.1 ± 1.5 30.1 ± 1.6 0.001*
delta Rd (μmol/kg/min) 5.8 ± 1.9 10.3 ± 2.0 0.02 *
glucose (mMol) 9.1 ± 0.6 9.3 ± 0.6 0.6
HbA1c (%) 7.1 ± 0.2 7.2 ± 0.3 0.5
FA (μmol/l) 478.4 ± 54.2 526.3 ± 71.3 0.2
Total cholesterol (mmol/l) 4.9 ± 0.2 4.6 ± 0.3 0.3
HDL cholesterol (mmol/l) 1.2 ± 0.1 1.2 ± 0.1 0.6
LDL cholesterol (mmol/l) 2.7 ± 0.2 2.6 ± 0.2 0.4
Triacylglycerols (mmol/l) 2.1 ± 0.2 1.9 ± 0.2 0.4
  1. Stars indicate statistically significant changes.