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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of participants

From: Carbohydrate restricted diet in conjunction with metformin and liraglutide is an effective treatment in patients with deteriorated type 2 diabetes mellitus: Proof-of-concept study

  Whole Group n = 40 Insulin Group n = 16 OAD † Group n = 24
  Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD
HbA1c 9.0 1.2 8.5 0.8 9.5 1.3
Body weight, kg 116.1 20.2 115.6 22.0 116.4 19.5
Age years 57.1 9.6 56.8 9.7 57.4 9.8
Diabetes Duration 7.5 6.1 10.3 7.8 5.7 3.9
Cholesterol 209.1 44.8 210.0 46.0 208.5 45.1
Triglycerides 254.7 123.5 263.4 118.7 248.9 129.2
HDL-cholesterol 49.5 18.5 47.1 11.6 51.1 22.1
LDL-cholesterol 119.0 35.9 119.6 38.9 118.4 40.1
  1. †OAD: Oral Antidiabetic Drug