Table 1

Baseline characteristics of thirteen study subjects

Mean (± standard deviation) or median (interquartile range)


Age, years

49 (± 15)

Female gender

77%

Body mass index, kg/m2

36.1 (30.7 - 38.4)

Blood pressure, diastolic

121.5 (± 5.2)

Blood pressure, systolic

74.7 (± 7.1)

Serum glucose, mg/dl

92 (77 - 95)

Serum insulin, μIU/mL

10.44 (6.89-22.7)

Total cholesterol, mg/dL

165 (146 - 181)

Low density lipoprotein cholesterol, mg/dL

91 (79 -120)

High density lipoprotein, mg/dL

45 (39 - 57)

Triglycerides, mg/dL

85 (64 - 98)

C-reactive protein, mg/L

2.80 (1.3-4.6)


Mercer et al. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2012 14:R135   doi:10.1186/ar3868

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