Table 1: Metabolic data (fasting plasma glucose level, HbA1c %, furosine) relative to badly controlled diabetic patients, well-controlled diabetic patients, and healthy subjects.

SubjectsFasting plasma glucose level
(mmol/L)
HbA1c (%)Furosine
(μg/mg protein)

Badly controlled
diabetic patients
20.2 ± 4.3a,b10.6 ± 1.9a,b0.47 ± 0.08a,b
Well-controlled
diabetic patients
7.96 ± 1.1c7.25 ± 0.63c0.33 ± 0.03c
Healthy subjects5.46 ± 0.45.57 ± 0.430.23 ± 0.02

compared to healthy subjects.
compared to well-controlled diabetic subjects.
compared to healthy subjects. Data are mean ± SD.