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Table 2 General, anthropometric and biochemical characteristics of type 2 diabetic patients and healthy volunteers

From: Altered Semmes–Weinstein monofilament test results are associated with oxidative stress markers in type 2 diabetic subjects

  Healthy volunteers (n = 55) T2DM with altered SWM test (n = 34) T2DM without altered SWM test (n = 36)
Age (years) 57.9 ± 4.5* 68.97 ± 7.99 69.11 ± 11.65
Gender (M/F) 24/31 13/21 11/25
BMI (kg/m2) 27.1 ± 4.74* 30.61 ± 4.78 32.1 ± 5.86
Waist circumference (cm) 86.1 ± 10.6* 107.01 ± 9.86 108.84 ± 12.86
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 114.4 ± 12.3* 152.15 ± 20.53 147.03 ± 18.12
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 70.8 ± 9.7* 80.68 ± 12.92 85.92 ± 11.96
TC (mg/dl) 187.2 ± 32.5 192.38 ± 37.42 187.77 ± 45.29
TG (mg/dl) 97.3 ± 43.2* 155.74 ± 70.59 146.49 ± 89.49
Fasting glucose (mg/dl) 90.2 ± 6.5* 165.59 ± 48.16 159.49 ± 52.1
  1. All values are indicated as mean ± standard deviation (SD)
  2. T2DM type 2 diabetic subjects, TC total cholesterol, TG triglycerides, HDLc high density lipoprotein cholesterol, BMI body mass index, SWM Semmes–Weinstein monofilament test
  3. * p < 0.05