Laboratory data          Baseline         Follow-up                 P
TC (mg/dl)        213.2±46.2       196.0±34.3 0.045
TG (mg/dl)        125.5±72.3       107.1±58.2 0.184
HDL-C (mg/dl)                    60.8±15.8        60.0±12.3 0.789
LDL-C (mg/dl)        101.7±25.2       102.7±23.0 0.844
BS (mg/dl)        113.2±36.4       110.9±30.4         0.745
HbA1c (%)         6.01±1.80         5.98±1.07 0.923
MDCT findings      
CACS        230.1±414.5       298.3±479.2 0.009
coronary plaques (n)         2.5±1.7         3.0±1.7 0.001
Ca plaques (n)         2.2±1.7         2.6±1.6 0.005
nCa plaques (n)         0.3±0.5         0.4±0.7 0.206
carotid ultrasound findings      
carotid IMT (mm)        1.42±0.81      1.78±0.92 0.049
carotid plaques (n)         0.5±1.1      1.1±1.5 0.001

Table 2. Changes of laboratory data, MDCT findings, and carotid IMT findings