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Table 3 Univariate correlation coefficients describing the associations of early diastolic velocity, cfPWV and LV mass with tested parameters in T2DM patients and in healthy volunteers

From: Impact of glycemic control on aortic stiffness, left ventricular mass and diastolic longitudinal function in type 2 diabetes mellitus

  T2DM patients Healthy volunteers
e′ (cm/s) cfPWV (m/s) LV mass (g) e′ (cm/s) cfPWV (m/s) LV mass (g)
cfPWV (m/s) −0.32 0.21 −0.47 0.26
Carotid systolic BP (mmHg) −0.38 0.44 0.22 −0.58 0.46 0.36
Carotid pulse pressure (mmHg) −0.31 0.26 ns −0.40 0.44 0.29
Age (years) −0.31 0.29 ns −0.61 0.47 0.35
BMI (kg/m2) ns 0.21 0.25 ns ns 0.37
Waist circumference (cm) ns 0.23 0.45 −0.24 0.25 0.45
Heart rate (bpm) −0.25 0.24 0.20 ns 0.22 ns
Stroke volume (mL) 0.19 ns ns ns ns 0.43
LV mass (g) −0.31 0.21 −0.32 0.26
Log triglycerides ns ns ns ns ns ns
LDL-cholesterol (mmol/L) ns ns ns ns ns ns
HDL-cholesterol (mmol/L) ns ns ns ns ns −0.27
Fasting glucose (mmol/L) −0.23 0.18 0.24 −0.29 0.32 ns
Log HbA1c −0.27 0.37 0.39
T2DM duration (years) ns 0.21 0.34
  1. r value reported when P at least < 0.05