Table 2: Comparison between T1DM patients and age and sex matched controls (demography and calcium metabolism parameters) (expressed as mean ± SD).

T1DM ( )Control ( )P value

Demography
 Age (years) 0.44
 Sex (M/F)53/22100/40
Anthropometry
 Height (cm) 0.49
 Weight (kg) 0.75
 BMI (kg/m2) 0.43
 Body fat % 0.25
Calcium metabolism parameters
 Calcium corrected (mg%) (8.5–10.5) 0.52
 Phosphorus (mg%) (3–5.5%) 0.88
 Creatinine (mg%) (0.6–1.3) 0.84
 Alkaline phosphatase (30–120 IU/mL) 0.98
 25(OH) vitamin D3 (ng/mL) 0.08
 Vitamin D
deficiency (<30 ng/mL)
16 (21%)17 (12%)0.42