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Table 2 Laboratory variables in cases and controls

From: Adiponectin, resistin and IL-6 plasma levels in subjects with diabetic foot and possible correlations with clinical variables and cardiovascular co-morbidity

  Diabetic foot
patients
Diabetics without
foot complications
p
HbA1c 8 (7.28-9.40) 6.85 (6.10-8.00) 0.018
CRP 4 (2.25-5.15) 2.25 (1.90-3.08) 0.041
Total cholesterol (mg/dl) 215.50 (166,50-243,00) 204.00 (185,50-210,00) 0.054
LDL cholesterol (mg/dl) 121.70 (98,75-148,75) 104.50 (78,00-123,00) 0.032
Tryglicerids (mg/dl) 160.50 (119,50-209,25) 180.50 (144,50-199,00) 0.012
Globuli bianchi 12.675 (10775,00-14140,00) 10.700 (8850,00-12027,50) 0.032
Adiponectin (μg/ml) 7.1450 (4.47-12.17) 8.480 (5.15-12.87) 0.022
Resistin (ng/ml) 5.160 (2.96-6.29) 3.290 (2.37-6.5) 0.021
IL-6 (pg/ml) 3.21 (1.23-5.34) 2.13 (1.24-3.97) 0.033
  1. Demographic and anamnestic data are expressed as n° (percentage); HbA1c: Hemoglobin A1c; CRP: C-reactive protein; IL-6: Interleukin-6