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Table 1 The measured parameters before the dietary change, and current.

From: A low-carbohydrate diet may prevent end-stage renal failure in type 2 diabetes. A case report

  January 2004 May 2006
Weight (kg) 102 81
BMI (kg/m 2 ) 34.5 27.4
Blood pressure (mm Hg) 135/75 130/75
§HbA1c (%) 9.4 6.5
§Creatinine (μmol/l) 269 215
§BUN (mmol/l) 15.3 14.4
§Urine-albumin (mg/l) 410 104
Cholesterol (mmol/l) 3.7 4.3
HDL (mmol/l) 0.8 1.3
Triglycerides (mmol/l) 1.8 2.1
Ratio Chol/HDL 4.6 3.3
Ratio TG/HDL 2.25 1.6
  1. § normal range: Creatinine = 60–120 μmmol/l; BUN = 3.2 – 8 mmol/l; urine-albumin <30 mg/l; HbA1c <5.6 %.