Table 1: Characteristics of control and diabetic groups at baseline.

VariablesControl GroupDiabetes Group value
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Age (years)65.6 (63; 68.7)66.6 (63; 68.7)0.867
Weight (kg)71.3 (60.2; 80.5)70.1 (64.5; 72.2)0.898
Height (cm)162.6 (160.7; 165.5)163 (158.2; 167.7)0.858
BMI (kg/m2)26.3 (22.5; 30.0)25.4 (24.8; 27.0)0.788
HR pre (bpm)75 (69; 80)71 (66.5; 76)0.563
Borg exertion pre0 (0; 0)0 (0; 0)1.00
Glucose pre (mg/dL)97.5 (88.2; 105.2)125.5 (109.5; 151.7)0.041
Lactate pre (mmol/L)1.6 (0.9; 2.9)1.3 (0.8; 2.0)0.149

BMI: body mass index; HR: heart rate; kg: kilogram; cm: centimeters; m2: square meter; bpm: beats per minute; mg/dL: milligram per decilitre; mmol/L: millimole per litre. Data have been shown as median and interquartile range; : control versusdiabetes.