Journal of Diabetes Research / 2020 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Increased Brain Iron Deposition in the Putamen in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Detected by Quantitative Susceptibility Mapping

Table 1

Clinical characteristics of the participants.

T2DM ()HC ()Statistical value ( or )

Gender (male)14 (43.75%)20 (62.50%)2.2590.133
Age (years)-0.8090.421
Risk factors for cardiovascular disease
 BMI (kg/m2)1.3150.104
 Fasting serum cholesterol (mmol/l)0.3980.634
 Fasting serum triglycerides (mmol/l)1. 3240.117
 Hypertension15 (46.88%)13 (40.62%)0.2540.614
 Use of antihypertensive medication12 (37.50%)11 (37.50%)0.0680.794
 History of myocardial infarction00
 SVD scores1.2910.208
 Type 2 diabetes-related factors
 Fasting plasma glucose (mmol/l)3.551<0.001
 HbA1c (mmol/mol)
 HbA1c (%)
 Diabetes duration (years)
 Use of insulin16 (50.00%)
Type 2 diabetes microvascular complications
 Retinopathy7 (21.87%)
 Chronic kidney disease2 (6.25%)
 Peripheral somatic neuropathy8 (25.00%)
 Autonomic cardiovascular neuropathy5 (15.62%)

a: Chi-square test; b: independent samples -test; c: Mann–Whitney test.

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