Table 1: Baseline characteristics of subjects enrolled and subjects who completed 6 months.

Baseline characteristicsAll randomized
6-Month completers

Age (yr)60.961.7
Women/men49/6630/50
Height (m)1.711.71
Weight (kg)100.8100.7
BMI (kg/m2)34.4 33.7*
HbA1c (%)6.9 6.8
Alcohol consumers (%) 5354
Smokers (%)76
Exercise (%)7074
No diabetes medication (%)2517
Insulin (%)148
1 drug (%)3722
2 drugs (%)4127
3 drugs (%)95
4 drugs (%)11
Antihypertensive drugs (%)8255
Cholesterol-lowering drugs (%)7552

Data are mean ± SD.
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