Table 1: Demographics and laboratory data of patients with diabetes with and without lower leg ulcers. values for differences between patients with and without ulcers were performed by linear regression, corrected for age.

Normal rangeDiabetes
without ulcers
(mean ± s.d)
Diabetes
with ulcers
(mean ± s.d)
value
by LR
(age as covariate)

Age7259.82 ± 16.3165.56 ± 15.150.46
Gender7264% male64% male
Type of diabetes 7282% Type 283% Type 2
Total PC (%)7270–180127.1 ± 34.0103.3 ± 22.7<0.001
Free PS (%)6060–160124.7 ± 22.4108.4 ± 37.80.056
Fibrinogen (g/L)605.9–11.811.6 ± 2.2312.3 ± 2.60.76
INR600.8–1.20.97 ± 0.081.02 ± 0.080.003
Prothrombin time (sec)6013–1513.33 ± 0.8313.90 ± 0.820.026
APTT (sec)6026–3627.28 ± 2.51228.75 ± 2.750.12
CRP (mg/L)32<4761.0 ± 62.5211.4 ± 262.00.022
HbA1c (%)544–66.96 ± 1.427.15 ± 1.790.61
sEPCR (ng/mL)5425.0 ± 15.928.0 ± 20.10.77