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Table 2 Laboratory values

From: log(TG)/HDL-C is related to both residual cardiometabolic risk and β-cell function loss in type 2 diabetes males

   All patients Q I Q II Q III Q IV Q V P
n   585 117 117 117 117 117  
HbA 1c % 7.53 (1.53) 7.32 (1.36) 7.41 (1.52) 7.48 (1.46) 7.60 (1.55) 7.85 (1.72) NS
HbA 1c < 7.0% % 43 49 47 45 40 35 0.0155
cholesterol (C) mg.dl-1 175 (41) 179 (35) 180 (37) 168 (40) 174 (41) 174 (48) NS
LDL-C mg.dl-1 98 (35) 100 (32) 107 (34) 96 (34) 97 (34) 90 (38) 0.0047
non-HDL-C mg.dl-1 131 (40) 118 (33) 132 (36) 127 (38) 136 (40) 143 (47) <0.0001
non-HDL-C - LDL-C mg.dl-1 31 (18) 18 (8) 25 (11) 30 (15) 38 (18) 47 (21) <0.0001
HDL-C mg.dl-1 44 (13) 61 (11) 48 (8) 42 (7) 38 (6) 32 (8) ~
apoA1 mg.dl-1 143 (27) 167 (23) 151 (24) 139 (20) 137 (18) 122 (26) <0.0001
apoB 100 mg.dl-1 90 (26) 80 (23) 92 (26) 86 (24) 94 (25) 95 (30) <0.0001
pre-LLD TG mg.dl-1 204 (155) 102 (46) 149 (61) 173 (82) 217 (72) 359 (254) ~
current TG mg.dl-1 171 (119) 92 (40) 129 (66) 153 (77) 200 (102) 282 (165) ~
LDL-C. apoB 100 -1   1.07 (0.28) 1.21 (0.24) 1.13 (0.26) 1.07 (0.26) 0.99 (0.28) 0.92 (0.27) <0.0001
hs CRP mg.dl-1 0.36 (0.61) 0.36 (0.73) 0.20 (0.21) 0.42 (0.72) 0.35 (0.44) 0.48 (0.76) 0.0089
uric acid mg.dl-1 5.7 (1.6) 5.5 (1.4) 5.7 (1.5) 5.6 (1.7) 6.3 (1.6) 5.7 (1.6) 0.001
cystatin C mg.l-1 0.87 (0.34) 0.76 (0.21) 0.85 (0.22) 0.85 (0.27) 0.90 (0.38) 0.98 (0.48) <0.0001
white blood cells 103.mm-3 7.20 (1.94) 6.63 (2.04) 6.70 (1.90) 7.49 (1.90) 7.57 (2.01) 7.56 (1.58) <0.0001
ALT IU.l-1 32 (21) 27 (11) 33 (26) 30 (16) 38 (28) 32 (14) 0.0009
SHBG nmol.l-1 37 (24) 46 (25) 37 (21) 31 (15) 36 (25) 34 (30) <0.0001
eGFR ml.min-1.1.73 m2 80 (27) 85 (25) 80 (23) 82 (29) 81 (24) 73 (30) 0.0105
albuminuria μg.mg creatinine-1 100 (278) 50 (103) 30 (55) 108 (273) 106 (304) 201 (433) <0.0001
normal/(μ)albuminuria % 65/35 76/24 73/27 64/36 63/37 51/49 <0.0001
  1. Results are expressed as means (1 SD) or proportions (%). ALT: alanine aminotransferase; apo: apolipoprotein; eGFR: estimated glomerular filtration rate; HDL: high-density lipoprotein; hsCRP: high-sensitivity C-reactive protein; LDL: low-density lipoprotein; LLD: lipid-lowering drug(s); μ: micro-; Q: quintile; SHBG: sex hormone-binding globulin; TG: triglycerides. NS: not significant.