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Table 3 Glycaemic control and levels of kidney function in patients with and without anemia

From: Anaemia and kidney dysfunction in Caribbean Type 2 diabetic patients

  Type 2 diabetic patients Non-diabetic subjects
Anemia
N = 72
No Anemia
N = 83
Anemia
N = 8
No Anemia
N = 43
Glycated hemoglobin (%) 7.7 ± 0.3 7.6 ± 0.2 5.7 ± 0.2 5.9 ± 0.2
Fasting plasma glucose (mmol/L) 9.3 ± 0.6 9.1 ± 0.4 4.6 ± 0.1 5.0 ± 0.2
Creatinine (mg/dl) 1.4 ± 0.1 1.0 ± 0.03** 1.0 ± 0.1 1.1 ± 0.02
Glomerular filtration rate (ml/min/1.73 m2)
(index of kidney function)
67.1 ± 3.0 87.9 ± 5.4** 86.2 ± 5.1 82.6 ± 2.1
Chronic kidney disease (%)
(estimated GFR < 60 ml/min per 1.73 m2)
27 (38.6) 9 (10.8)** 1 (12.5) 1 (2.4)
  1. **P < 0.001 for comparisons between diabetic patients with and without anaemia
  2. P < 0.05 for comparisons between diabetic patients with anaemia and non-diabetic subjects with anaemia