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Table 4 General characteristics, lipids, glutathione and MDA values in type 2 diabetic subjects divided according to the presence of NSS ≥ 3

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

  T2DM with NSS ≥ 3 (n = 23) T2DM without altered NSS ≥ 3 (n = 47)
Age (years) 68.48 ± 8.9 61.6 ± 11.4
Gender (M/F) 12/11 12/35*
BMI (kg/m2) 31.68 ± 5.1 31.14 ± 5.5
ABI 0.87 ± 0.16 0.86 ± 0.16
Glucose (mg/dl) 168.26 ± 52.6 159.6 ± 48.8
TC (mg/dl) 190. 1 ± 30.95 190.04 ± 46.1
TG (mg/dl) 149.83 ± 49.1 151.65 ± 92.52
HbA1c (%) 7.62 ± 1.41 7.73 ± 1.66
GSH (nmol/ml) 20.51 ± 3.82 19.25 ± 4.6
GSSG (nmol/ml) 3.45 ± 0.34 3.41 ± 0.35
MDA (nmol/ml) 1.83 ± 0.18 1.81 ± 0.18
  1. All values are indicated as mean ± standard deviation
  2. T2DM type 2 diabetic subjects, BMI body mass index, ABI ankle brachial index, TC total cholesterol, TG triglycerides, GSH reduced glutathione, GSSG oxidized glutathione, MDA malonildialdehyde
  3. * p < 0.05