Journal of Diabetes Research / 2019 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Effect of Baoshenfang Formula on Podocyte Injury via Inhibiting the NOX-4/ROS/p38 Pathway in Diabetic Nephropathy

Table 2

Effect of BSF on biochemical indexes of DKD.

GroupsControlBSF value

Sample size3940
Female sex (%)a20 (51.3%)18 (45.0%)>0.05
Age (years)b62.95 ± 7.2463.35 ± 8.02>0.05
HbA1c (%)b (week 0)7.81 ± 1.677.96 ± 1.40>0.05
HbA1c (%)b (week 12)6.47 ± 1.926.46 ± 0.74>0.05
Total cholesterol (mmol/l)b (week 0)6.04 ± 1.455.87 ± 1.14>0.05
Total cholesterol (mmol/l)b (week 12)4.59 ± 0.904.44 ± 0.87>0.05
Triglyceride (mmol/l)b (week 0)2.31 ± 0.892.29 ± 0.93>0.05
Triglyceride (mmol/l)b (week 12)1.64 ± 0.451.54 ± 0.38>0.05
Serum albumin (g/l)b (week 0)28.6 ± 1.428.3 ± 1.7>0.05
Serum albumin (g/l)b (week 12)33.2 ± 2.738.0 ± 2.4<0.05
Serum creatinine (μmol/l)b (week 0)121.6 ± 10.1124.6 ± 13.0>0.05
Serum creatinine (μmol/l)b (week 12)115.6 ± 10.194.9 ± 13.0<0.05
Blood urea nitrogen (mmol/l)b (week 0)7.5 ± 0.47.6 ± 0.7>0.05
Blood urea nitrogen (mmol/l)b (week 12)6.7 ± 0.55.6 ± 0.3<0.05
24 h urinary protein (g)b (week 0)3.4 ± 1.93.48 ± 2.1>0.05
24 h urinary protein (g)b (week 12)3.18 ± 1.942.55 ± 1.67<0.05

aThe data are expressed as counts (%), and the P value for the between-group difference is calculated from the Wilcoxon rank sum test. bThe data are expressed as the , and the P value for the two group comparisons is calculated using an independent-sample -test.

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