Table 1: Clinical characteristics of participants.

BaselineAfter 8 weeks of VLCD value

Weight (kg)106.3 (±2.6)92.8 (±2.4)<0.001
BMI (kg/m2)34.2 (±0.5)29.9 (±0.6)<0.001
Waist (cm)112.8 (±1.8)102.5 (±1.8)<0.001
Fat mass (%)37.0 (±1.4)31.6 (±1.7)<0.001
HOMA-IR2.39 (±0.32)1.19 (±0.22)<0.001
Serum MBL (μg/L) (median (IQR))746 (316–1190)892 (336–1511)0.23