Journal of Diabetes Research / 2017 / Article / Tab 1

Clinical Study

Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Newly Diagnosed Type 2 Diabetes Patients Reveals a Potential Risk of Hypoglycemia in Older Men

Table 1

Demographic characteristics in study subjects. Data are presented as means ± SD. -test was used to compare the differences between two groups, .

ItemsTotal patientsTotal patientsYounger (age < 60 years)Older (age 60 years)
Male (57)Female (47) valueYounger (69)Older (35) valueMale (41)Female (28) valueMale (16)Female (19) value

Age (years)0.96
BMI (kg/m2)0.50
HbA1c (%)0.51
FPG0.41
LnFPI0.40
Ln2-PPI0.04
FC0.44
2-h FC0.15
LnHOMA-IR0.84
LnHOMA-B0.79
II0.91
MI0.02
TI0.59
Basal0.20
Bolus0.71

After log transformation for non-normally distributed data. Data are presented as means ± SD. , female patients versus male patients. FPG: fasting plasma glucose (mmol/L), LnFPG: Ln fasting plasma insulin (mU/L), Ln2-PPI:Ln 2-h postprandial insulin (mU/L), FC: fasting plasma C-peptide (pmol/L), 2-hFC: 2-h postprandial C-peptide (pmol/L), MI: Matsuda Index, II: Insulinogenic Index, TI: the total insulin doses per day (IU), Basal: basal insulin dose (IU), and Bolus: bolus insulin dose (IU).