Table 2: Basic comparison of obese patients with diabetes mellitus type 1 and type 2

From: Omentin-1 plasma levels and cholesterol metabolism in obese patients with diabetes mellitus type 1: impact of weight reduction

 DM1—Phase IDM2Sig. DM1 vs DM2
Age (years)43 (36; 46)46 (42; 48)*P<0.05
BMI (kg m−2)33.2 (32.4; 33.6)35.1 (32.3; 37.1)NS
Waist circumference (cm)108 (105; 110)111 (107; 113)*P<0.05
HbA1c (%, IFCC)5.8 (5.5; 6.6)6.4 (5.8; 7.4)*P<0.05
Relative fat tissue mass (%)36 (33.3; 37.8)38.5 (34.7; 49.2)*P<0.001
Relative lean tissue mass (%)49.4 (43.1; 58.9)49.2 (33.1; 54.3)*P<0.05
Omentin (ng ml−1)5.31 (3.72; 6.49)2.15 (1.32; 6.02)*P=0.032
  1. Abbreviations: BMI, body mass index; DM, diabetes mellitus; HbA1c, glycated haemoglobin; IFCC, International Federation of Clinical Chemistry; NS, non-significant; Sig., significance.
  2. *P, significant (P-value).
  3. Values represent medians (25% and 75% percentile).