Parameters Study (diabetic) group(n=25) Control group(n=23) p=value
Mean Min Max SD Mean Min Max SD
Age           (years) 42 30 53 6.56 43 30 54 7.5 NS
Duration of diabetes    (years) 6 1 10 3.1 / / / / /
HbA1c      (%) 6.8 4.5 9.1 1.31 / / / / /
Weight     (Kg) 68.6 47 92 11.6 71.3 45 95 12.2 NS
Height      (cm) 168.6 152 196 10.8 171.1 155 183 7.84 NS
BMI         (Kg/m2) 24 19.2 27.9 2.56 24.1 16.9 28.4 3.02 NS
BSA          (m2) 1.74 1.4 2.1 0.2 1.77 1.4 2.1 0.18 NS
Waist to hip ratio  0.84 0.7 0.98 0.1 0.85 0.7 1 0.07 NS

Table 1. Demographic and clinical characteristics of the study patients