Table 2: Correlations between betatrophin levels and various parameters of the study subjects.

VariablesOverallNDMT2DM

Age (years); ; ;
BMI (kg/m2); ; ;
WHR; ; ;
Fasting glucose (mM); ; ;
Fast insulin (mIU/L); ; ;
C peptide (g/L); ; ;
HOMA-IR; ; ;
HOMA-%; ; ;
QUICKI; ; ;
TC (mM); ; ;
TG (mM); ; ;
LDL-C (mM); ; ;
HDL-C (mM); ; ;
Uric acid (mol/L); ; ;
ALT (IU/L); ; ;
AST (IU/L); ; ;

BMI: body mass index; WHR: waist-to-hip ratio; FINS: fasting blood insulin; FBG: fasting blood glucose; HOMA-IR: homeostasis model assessment of insulin resistance; HOMA-%: homeostasis model assessment of cell function; TC: total cholesterol; TG: triglyceride; HDL-C: high-density lipoprotein cholesterol; LDL-C: low-density lipoprotein cholesterol; QUICKI: Quantitative Insulin Sensitivity Check Index; ALT: alanine aminotransferase; AST: aspartate aminotransferase; NAFLD: nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.
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