Table 1

Biochemical characteristics of normal and IDDM patients

Sl. No

Clinical data

Normal

IDDM


1.

Number

20

15

2.

Age

5 – 20

5 – 20

3.

Body mass index (BMI)

18.14 ± 2.4

18.92 ± 3.4

4.

Blood glucose

80 ± 12

342 ± 56$

5.

Serum total protein

6.85 ± 0.96

5.60 ± 0.6$

6.

Serum albumin

3.84 ± 0.45

2.80 ± 0.4$

7.

A:G ratio

1 – 2

0.92 ± 0.12

8.

Triglycerides

110 ± 34

153 ± 32

9.

Cholesterol

172 ± 31

187 ± 23

10.

VLDL – cholesterol

23 ± 5.6

34 ± 5$

11.

LDL – cholesterol

102 ± 14

121 ± 14

12.

HDL – cholesterol

38 ± 6

34 ± 8

13.

Blood urea

31 ± 8

42 ± 10

14.

Serum creatinine

1.10 ± 0.3

1.62 ± 0.42

15.

Glycosylated Hb

6.12 ± 0.3

11.5 ± 3.2


Results are expressed as mean ± SD. $ p < 0.05 against the control values

Ramakrishna and Jailkhani Diagnostic Pathology 2007 2:22   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-2-22

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