Journal of Diabetes Research / 2014 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Real Life Cancer Comorbidity in Greek Patients with Diabetes Mellitus Followed Up at a Single Diabetes Center: An Unappreciated New Diabetes Complication

Table 1

Characteristics of regularly followed-up subjects with cancer in comparison to subjects without cancer.

T2DMT1DM
CA +  

12.6%
CA − 
CA +  

3.0%
CA −  

Sex (males)63.5%57.9%NS50.0%50.0%NS
Age70.9 ± 1.068.3 ± 0.4<0.0549.0 ± 9.046.4 ± 1.3NS
Age of diabetes onset51.2 ± 1.148.9 ± 0.4<0.0537.7 ± 8.723.4 ± 1.2<0.05
Diabetes duration (years)20.8 ± 0.919.5 ± 0.3NS11.5 ± 0.623.5 ± 0.9<0.05
Smoking66.7%50.8%<0.0150.0%47.9%NS
BMI28.5 ± 0.428.5 ± 0.2NS30.2 ± 2.225.5 ± 0.3NS
Weight (kg) (males)79.9 ± 1.580.1 ± 0.6NS95.5 ± 7.580.0 ± 1.3NS
Weight (kg) (females)75.8 ± 1.773.7 ± 0.9NS75.0 ± 18.065.3 ± 1.4NS
Height (m) (males)1.70 ± 0.01.70 ± 0.0NS1.83 ± 0.11.80 ± 0.0NS
Height (m) (females)1.58 ± 0.01.58 ± 0.0NS1.52 ± 0.01.60 ± 0.0NS
Waist (cm) (males)99.8 ± 1.299.1 ± 0.9NS101.2 ± 5.198.9 ± 1.3NS
Waist (cm) (females)95.8 ± 1.696.5 ± 0.3NS97.9 ± 1.187.6 ± 1.1NS
SAP (mmHg)138.2 ± 1.4133.6 ± 1.5NS130.3 ± 1.0129.6 ± 1.2NS
DAP (mmHg)79.6 ± 1.274.8 ± 0.8NS73.2 ± 0.275.8 ± 0.6NS
A1c%7.0 ± 0.17.0 ± 0.0NS8.1 ± 0.47.5 ± 0.4NS
OADs (%)53.1%60.0%NS
OADs + basal insulin (%)13.5%8.7%NS
Insulin treated (%)33.3%31.2%NS
Years of diabetes before insulin initiation16.3 ± 1.214.9 ± 0.5NS
Duration of insulin therapy (years)7.2 ± 1.07.2 ± 0.4NS
“Classical” diabetes complications coexistence (%)57.1%68.8%NS66.7%47.4%NS

OADs: oral antidiabetic drugs.

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