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Table 2 Background characteristics in all patients (n = 33)

From: Effects of a low-carbohydrate diet on glycemic control in outpatients with severe type 2 diabetes

Age (years) 59 ± 9
Male/Female (n) 15/18
Duration of diabetes (months) 59 ± 9
Body weight (kg) 60.9 ± 11.0
Body mass index 23.8 ± 3.3
Hemoglobin A1c (%) 10.9 ± 1.6
Serum LDL-cholesterol (mg/dl) 147 ± 50
Serum HDL-cholesterol (mg/dl) 51 ± 14
Serum triglyceride (mg/dl) 187 ± 177
Serum creatinine (mg/dl) 0.68 ± 0.20
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 138 ± 17
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 81 ± 11
Patients with medications (n)  
   Antidiabetic drugs 10
   Antihypertensive drugs 11
   Lipid-lowering drugs 4
  1. Plus-minus values indicate means ± SD