Table 4: Laboratory test results of patients with T2DM and the control subjects.

 Control group ( )T2DM group ( ) value

ALT (IU/L) <0.001**
AST (IU/L) <0.001**
Serum albumin (g/L) 0.079
Serum albumin/globin 0.131
BUN (mmol/L) 0.003**
Creatinine ( mol/L) 0.002**
UA ( mol/L) 0.003**
TC (mmol/L) 0.034*
TG (mmol/L) 0.041*
HDL-C (mmol/L) 0.051
LDL-C (mmol/L) 0.033*
24-h urinary albumin (mg) a0.005**
24-h urinary protein (mg) b0.006**
ClCr (mL/min) 0.042*

T2DM: type 2 diabetes mellitus; ALT: alanine aminotransferase; AST: aspartate aminotransferase; BUN: blood urea nitrogen; UA: uric acid; TC: total cholesterol; TG: triglyceride; HDL-C: high-density lipoprotein cholesterol; LDL-C: low-density lipoprotein cholesterol; ClCr: creatinine clearance rate.
* ; ** .
Data are expressed as mean ± SD.
ahigher than 30 mg/24 h; bhigher than the normal range of 0–150 mg.