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Table 2 Biochemical parameters in the studied groups.

From: Plasma interleukin 8 concentrations in obese subjects with impaired glucose tolerance.

  NGT group (n = 27) IGT group (n = 17) p value
Fasting glucose (mmol/l) 5.41 ± 0.49 6.10 ± 0.65 0.00027
Postload glucose (mmol/l) 6.01 ± 1.35 9.20 ± 0.89 0.000001
Fasting insulin (pmol/l) 138.37 ± 113.23 154.44 ± 38.65 0.57
Postload insulin (pmol/l) 505.79 ± 415.38 772.35 ± 198.48 0.017
HbA1c (%) 5.99 ± 0.92 6.48 ± 0.55 0.053
TC (mmol/l) 5.51 ± 1.12 5.83 ± 1.49 0.41
TG (mmol/l) 1.94 ± 1.16 2.23 ± 1.11 0.42
HDL-C (mmol/l) 1.27 ± 0.26 1.10 ± 0.44 0.18
LDL-C (mmol/l) 3.44 ± 0.97 3.71 ± 1.24 0.43
M/FFM (μmol × kg-1 × min-1) 31.62 ± 14.81 21.99 ± 8.94 0.02
  1. Data are presented as mean ± S.D. NGT, normal glucose tolerance; IGT, impaired glucose tolerance; HbA1c, glycated hemoglobin; TC, total cholesterol; TG, triglycerides; HDL-C, HDL-cholesterol; LDL-C; LDL-cholesterol; M/FFM, whole-body glucose uptake normalized for fat-free mass