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Table 8 Statistical analyses of membrane stiffness as measured by Young’s modulus values of the diabetic group and treated groups

From: Poorly controlled type 2 diabetes is accompanied by significant morphological and ultrastructural changes in both erythrocytes and in thrombin-generated fibrin: implications for diagnostics

Group Mean Young’s modulus SD P-value
Healthy individuals 46710 39210 -
Diabetes 56483 64418 1.15E-13
Diabetes + DFX 51238 58225 2.7E-06
Diabetes + DFO 50446 36073 1.6E-10
  1. (Diabetes p-value is from a pairwise comparison with the healthy individual group. DFX and DFO diabetes-treated p-values are from pairwise comparisons with the diabetic group).