Table 2: Patients’ baseline characteristics.

ParameterValues

Number of patients enrolled, 150
Age (years)66.6 ± 9.7
Gender, M/F (%)97/53 (64.7/35.3)
Hb (g/dL)13.0 ± 1.5
Blood Pressure (mmHg)127.2/74.4 ± 8.5/8.1
HbA1c (%)6.9 ± 0.8
Total cholesterol (mg/dL)188.8 ± 40.8
HDL (mg/dL)41.1 ± 10.1
LDL (mg/dL)106.1 ± 34.4
Triglycerides (mg/dL)141.6 ± 67.0
Creatinine (mg/dL)1.7 ± 0.9
eGFR (mL/min)49.7 ± 21.0
Albumin/creatinine ratio (g/mg)111.7 ± 78.7
Magnesium (mg/dL)1.7 ± 0.7
Phosphorus (mg/dL)3.7 ± 0.6
PTH (pg/mL)145.7 ± 92.9
Calcium × phosphorus (mg/dL)35.1 ± 5.8
FGF-23 (RU/mL)112.5 ± 66.8
1,25(OH)2D3 (pg/mL)21.1 ± 8.6
IL-6 (pg/mL)7.3 ± 3.7