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Table 2 Clinical characteristics of T1DM patients according to their disease duration

From: No effect of yeast-like fungi on lipid metabolism and vascular endothelial growth factor level in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus

Duration of diabetes Age (years) HbA1c (%) VEGF (pg/ml) Total cholesterol (mg/dl) LDL-cholesterol (mg/dl) HDL-cholesterol (mg/dl)
<=5 years n = 31 10 ± 4.0 7.0 ± 1.2 316.5 ± 21.7 172.1 ± 23.4 99.1 ± 17.1 61.12 ± 8.3
>5 years n = 14 13 ± 2.0 8.1 ± 0.9 389.4 ± 23.8 175.2 ± 25.4 105.6 ± 20.1 53.4 ± 12.9
p-value 0.03* 0.01* 0.37 0.49 0.56 0.02*
  1. The results are presented as ± SD, significance (p <0.05)
  2. Abbreviations: VEGF vascular endothelial growth factor, LDL Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, HDL High-density lipoprotein cholesterol
  3. *Patients with < =5 years vs >5 years duration of diabetes