|Table 1: General characteristics of patients with T2DM and the control subjects.|
|T2DM: Type 2 diabetes mellitus; BMI: body mass index; FPG: fasting plasma glucose; PBG: postprandial blood glucose.|
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Data are expressed as mean ± SD.
#Subjects engaging in strenuous exercise for more than 3 days per week were reported as being physically active.
&Subjects exposed to sunlight for more than 0.5 h/day were reported as having sufficient exposure.