Table 2: Comparison of meibomian gland parameters in the diabetic group and nondiabetic group.

ParametersDiabetic groupNondiabetic groupp

LLT77.21 ± 21.2467.52 ± 24.100.019
Meibography score4.25 ± 1.353.62 ± 1.410.004
Lid margin abnormality score2.47 ± 0.752.26 ± 0.750.04
The number of expressible glands
 Temporal third0.62 ± 1.021.88 ± 1.700.039
 Central third1.05 ± 1.591.62 ± 1.590.040
 Nasal third0.82 ± 1.101.88 ± 1.900.002