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Table 3 Sensitivity analyses on FMD in patients with type 2 diabetes

From: Exercise training and endothelial function in patients with type 2 diabetes: a meta-analysis

Study characteristics All exercise Aerobic exercise Combined exercise
N WMD (%) 95% CI N WMD (%) 95% CI N WMD (%) 95% CI
Exercise training as the sole intervention 8 2.00 1.23–2.77% 4 1.64 0.79–2.49% 3 2.47 0.70–4.23%
No or minor changes in medication use 8 2.16 1.48–2.85% 4 1.64 0.79–2.49% 3 3.20 2.10–4.30%
Using intention-to-treat analysis 8 2.39 1.64–3.15% 3 2.27 0.94–3.61% 4 2.49 1.17–3.81%
  1. FMD flow-mediated dilation, WMD weighted mean difference, CI confidence interval