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Table 3 Pearson correlation coefficients, association between OCT measurements and markers of diabetic control and nonglycemic metabolic variables

From: Association between daily glucose fluctuation and coronary plaque properties in patients receiving adequate lipid-lowering therapy assessed by continuous glucose monitoring and optical coherence tomography

  MAGE Mean BG Time in hyperglycemia Time in hypoglycemia HbA1c DM duration LDL cholesterol HDL cholesterol TG CRP
Lipid length 0.369** 0.292** 0.349** 0.071 0.173* 0.193* −0.065 −0.044 0.019 −0.061
Lipid mean arc 0.615** 0.324** 0.397** 0.232** 0.330** 0.268** 0.173 −0.017 −0.018 0.286**
Lipid index 0.541** 0.340** 0.405** 0.149 0.268* 0.257** 0.043 −0.053 0.037 0.068
Fibrous cap thickness −0.430** −0.105 −0.192** −0.316** −0.097 −0.046 −0.039 0.113 0.041 −0.149
Calcification length 0.099 0.065 0.149 0.132 −0.105 0.102 0.171 0.094 −0.053 0.026
Calcification mean arc 0.154 0.236* 0.253* 0.040 −0.022 0.184 0.159 0.081 −0.029 −0.171
Calcification index 0.101 0.099 0.166* 0.085 −0.047 0.227** −0.005 0.143 −0.034 −0.108
  1. *P < 0.05; **P < 0.001. BG: blood glucose; CRP, C-reactive protein; DM: diabetes mellitus; HbA1c: glycated hemoglobin; HDL cholesterol: high-density lipoprotein cholesterol; LDL cholesterol: low-density lipoprotein cholesterol; MAGE: mean amplitude of glycemic excursion