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Table 4 RPP in exercise test 1 (ET1) and exercise test 2 (ET2) and the difference between the 2 tests (ET2-ET1) in diabetic and nondiabetic patients who demonstrated IP (IP+) or who did not demonstrate IP (IP-)

From: Type 2 diabetes mellitus and myocardial ischemic preconditioning in symptomatic coronary artery disease patients

  ET1 ET2 ET2-ET1 p Value*
DM / IP+ 22,841 ± 4,500 25,853 ± 4,742 3,011 ± 2,430 0.01
Non-DM / IP + 23,094 ± 5,312 25,175 ± 5,485 2,081 ± 2,139
DM / IP - 22,705 ± 4,000 22,124 ± 3,686 −580 ± 2,250 0.43
Non-DM / IP - 23,910 ± 5,380 22,869 ± 5,351 −1,050 ± 2,027
  1. Data are expressed as means ± standard deviation. DM stands for diabetes mellitus, IP + ischemic preconditioning present, IP - ischemic preconditioning absent, ET exercise test. * The p values are from the comparison of ET2-ET1 among diabetic and nondiabetic patients