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Research Article

Periodic Limbic Movement Disorder during Sleep as Diabetes-Related Syndrome? A Polysomnographic Study

Table 4

Comparison of sleep-related data in 13 type 2 diabetes patients subdivided according to the presence of periodic limb movement disorder during sleep (PLMDs).

PLMDsYes, 𝑛 = 1 3 No, 𝑛 = 2 8 𝑃

Sleep efficiency, % 7 1 ± 6 8 3 ± 4 0.01
Non-REM slow wave, % sleep time 8 ± 5 1 5 ± 4 0.01
Arousal Index, n/h 1 7 ± 4 9 ± 3 0.01
PLM Index, n/h 2 8 ± 7 1 5 ± 8 0.01

Data presented as mean ± SD; level of significance 𝑃 < 0 . 0 5 .
The parameters reported are only those which showed a statistically significant intergroup difference.