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Table 4 Independent determinants (β ± SE) of early diastolic velocity, cfPWV and LV mass 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′ velocity (cm/s) cfPWV (m/s) LV mass (g) e′ velocity (cm/s) cfPWV (m/s) LV mass (g)
Sex (male) 0.19 ± 0.08   0.18 ± 0.08    
Age (years) −0.22 ± 0.08 0.22 ± 0.07   −0.37 ± 0.08 0.34 ± 0.10 0.25 ± 0.08
Height (cm)       0.45 ± 0.07
Waist circumference (cm)    0.26 ± 0.07    
Carotid SBP (mmHg) −0.25 ± 0.08 0.28 ± 0.07 0.18±0.07 −0.24 ± 0.08 0.26 ± 0.09 0.28 ± 0.08
Heart rate (bpm) −0.24 ± 0.08 0.18 ± 0.07    0.30 ± 0.08  
Stroke volume (mL)       0.25 ± 0.07
LV mass (g) −0.25 ± 0.09      
s′ velocity (cm/s)     0.43 ± 0.06   
Fasting glucose (mmol/L)      0.29 ± 0.08  
Log HbA1c   0.25 ± 0.07 0.19 ± 0.08    
T2DM duration (years)    0.22 ± 0.07    
Cumulative R2 0.32
P < 0.0001
0.34
P < 0.0001
0.38
P < 0.0001
0.60
P < 0.0001
0.43
P < 0.0001
0.56
P < 0.0001
  1. SBP systolic BP