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Table 4 Association of medications for diabetes, coronary artery disease and plasma levels of cyclophilin

From: Plasma level of cyclophilin A is increased in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and suggests presence of vascular disease

Medication* Mean Median Std Dev Min range Max range T value P value
(i) Antiplatelets        
  Yes 15.31 15.58 3.2 9.03 5.54 1.52 0.12
  No 14.67 15.12 3.6 5.54 19.93   
(ii) Statins        
  Yes 15.25 15.58 3.3 9.03 22.73 1.28 0.20
  No 14.71 15.38 3.5 5.54 19.93   
(iii) Antihypertensive        
  Yes 15.14 15.54 3.3 6.92 22.73 0.84 0.40
  No 14.78 15.4 3.5 5.54 19.93   
(iv) Metformin        
  Yes 15.75 16.58 3.2 10.28 22.73 4.00 <0.001
  No 14.1 14.33 3.5 5.54 19.92   
  1. *Medications were grouped into (i) antiplatelet aggregating agents (Ecospirin, Clopidogrel, Cilostazol) (ii) Statins (atorvastatin, lovastatin) (iii) Antihypertensive agents (Calcium channel blockers, ACE inhibitors, vasodilators and (iv) metformin derivatives (Glucophage, glycimet).