Journal of Diabetes Research / 2013 / Article / Tab 1

Clinical Study

Serum Concentrations of Transforming Growth Factor-Beta 1 in Predicting the Occurrence of Diabetic Retinopathy in Juvenile Patients with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus

Table 1

Basic clinical parameters in the juvenile patients with T1DM and the control subjects.

ParametersPatients with T1DMHealthy control subjectsStatistical significance
With non-proliferative retinopathy NPDR (+)Without retinopathy
DR (−)

Number, 315719
Age, years NS  
Diabetes duration, years <0.001
Albumin extraction rate, mg/24 h <0.01  
HbA1c, % <0.01  
CRP, mg/dL <0.01  
Creatinine, ( mol/mL) NS  
Systolic blood pressure, mm Hg <0.001  
Diastolic blood pressure, mm Hg NS  

Data are presented as ± SD statistically significant ( ).
Differences between juvenile patients with and without retinopathy.
Differences between juvenile patients without retinopathy and healthy control subjects.