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Table 1 Characteristics of patients with DM1. Data are mean ± SEM.

From: Folic acid supplementation normalizes the endothelial progenitor cell transcriptome of patients with type 1 diabetes: a case-control pilot study

  Type 1 diabetic patients (n = 20)
Age (years) 34.2 ± 6.4
Gender (male/female) 8/12
Body mass index (kg/m2) 22.8 ± 1.7
Blood pressure (mmHg)  
   Systolic 128 ± 13
   Diastolic 83 ± 8
Duration of diabetes (years) 14.0 ± 6.6
Medication  
   Insulin 20/20
   Antihypertensive drugs 2/20
   NSAIDs 1/20
   Statin 1/20
   Oral anti conception 8/12
   Folic acid 3/20
Current smoker 6/20
Glucose (mmol/l) 8.4 ± 3.6
HbA1c (%) 8.2 ± 0.6
Homocysteine (μmol/l) 8.2 ± 2.5
Total cholesterol (mmol/l) 4.3 ± 0.6
   LDL (mmol/l) 2.3 ± 0.5
   HDL (mmol/l) 1.6 ± 0.2
Triglycerides (mmol/l) 0.9 ± 0.3