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Table 3 Changes in calories, macronutrients and dietary fiber intake from day 0 to day 60 in elderly T2DM subjects

From: Evaluation of white sweet potato tube-feeding formula in elderly diabetic patients: a randomized controlled trial

  Non-WSP-EN WSP-EN
Day 0 Day 60 Changes Day 0 Day 60 Changes
Calories (kcal) 1487.50 ± 144.34 1493.75 ± 142.45 6.25 ± 25.00 1525.00 ± 174.46 1500.00 ± 156.73 − 25.00 ± 69.16
Carbohydrate (g) 194.39 ± 23.72 201.21 ± 22.45 * 6.82 ± 8.75 205.19 ± 27.56 205.10 ± 21.43 − 0.09 ± 15.77
Protein (g) 58.97 ± 8.46 61.82 ± 8.32 2.85 ± 5.49 58.01 ± 7.96 70.57 ± 7.14 * 15.50 ± 15.30 #
Fat (g) 54.74 ± 4.38 50.43 ± 4.96 * −4.31 ± 4.96 55.07 ± 7.01 43.88 ± 4.58 * −11.19 ± 5.40 #
Dietary fiber (g) 12.44 ± 4.40 11.89 ± 3.27 − 0.55 ± 3.10 15.70 ± 6.28 21.43 ± 2.24 * 5.73 ± 6.46 #
  1. Data are presented as means ± standard deviations.
  2. * Significant within-group difference after intervention (paired t test analysis; p < 0.05). # Significant between-groups difference after intervention (independent t test; p < 0.05)