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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: 20/(fasting C-peptide × fasting plasma glucose) is a simple and effective index of insulin resistance in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus: a preliminary report

  All patients Patients with mild insulin resistance (GIR 5–10 mg kg–1min–1)
n 15 10
Sex (male/female) 8/7 6/4
Age (years) 53.2 ± 12.7 53.2 ± 15.2
BMI (kg/m2) 26.8 ± 2.7 25.5 ± 2.3
Waist circumstance (cm) 92.8 ± 6.7 91.7 ± 7.9
HbA1c (NGSP) (%) 7.10 ± 0.66 6.90 ± 0.64
(mmol/mol) (55 ± 11) (53 ± 15)
FPG (mmol/L) 7.66 ± 1.29 7.37 ± 1.06
TG (mmol/L) 2.60 ± 2.91 2.86 ± 3.59
HDL-C (mmol/L) 1.40 ± 0.35 1.47 ± 0.56
Adiponectin (μg/mL) 7.86 ± 3.00 8.20 ± 3.64
GIR (mg·kg–1·min–1) 5.80 ± 2.21 6.38 ± 1.50
  1. Data are means ± standard deviation.
  2. GIR glucose infusion rate, BMI body mass index, HbA1c hemoglobin A1c, NGSP National Glycohemoglobin Standardization Program, FPG fasting plasma glucose, TG triglyceride, HDL-C high-density lipoprotein cholesterol.