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Table 1 Baseline characteristics

From: Supplementation with trans10cis12-conjugated linoleic acid induces hyperproinsulinaemia in obese men: close association with impaired insulin sensitivity

  Control (n=19) CLA (n=19) t10c12CLA (n=19)
Age (years)a 53±10.1 51±7.1 55±7.1
BMI (kg/m2)a 30.2±1.8 30.1±1.8 31.2±2.5
Plasma proinsulin (pmol/l)a 18.5±11.5 14.9±8.2 15.3±11.9
Plasma insulin (pmol/l)a 73.2±30 64.8±23.4 68.4±26.4
Proinsulin : insulin ratio 1.10±0.2 1.14±0.2 1.04±0.2
Plasma C-peptide (pmol/l) 984±329 781±243 881±315
Plasma glucose (mmol/l)a 5.7±0.6 5.9±0.7 5.6±0.6
Plasma adiponectin (µg/ml) 7.0±3.5 7.5±3.5 7.8±3.8
Insulin sensitivity (M, mg·kg−1·min−1)a 3.7±1.6 4.5±1.5 3.9±1.5
  1. Data are given as means ± SD. a These values were previously reported [6]. There were no significant differences between the groups in any variable (ANOVA). CLA, conjugated linoleic acid; t10c12CLA, trans10cis12CLA