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Table 1 Baseline characteristics by insulin sensitivity status

From: Larger omental adipocytes correlate with greater Fetuin-A reduction following sleeve gastrectomy

Variable Insulin Resistant Insulin Sensitive p-value
N 26 13  
Female (%) 76.9 76.9  
Age (years) 43.7 ± 2.2 44.1 ± 1.6 0.92
BMI (kg/m2) 47.7 ± 1.5 46.2 ± 1.4 0.54
Percent Body Fat 50.5 ± 1.0 51.4 ± 0.6 0.55
TG (mg/dL) 152.5 ± 16.1 140.0 ± 15.9 0.63
TC (mg/dL) 166.1 ± 6.1 194.6 ± 12.5 0.02
HDL (mg/dL) 36.1 ± 1.9 50.0 ± 3.4 0.0007
LDL (mg/dL) 101.2 ± 6.1 116.7 ± 10.5 0.18
Glucose (mg/dL) 108.9 ± 3.6 96.1 ± 1.6 0.03
HOMA-IR 3.8 ± 0.4 1.5 ± 0.1 < 0.0001
Fetuin-A (μg/mL) 575.9 ± 32.6 666.5 ± 46.3 0.11
  1. Values are presented as means ± SE. p-values less than 0.05 are considered statistically significant. Abbreviations: BMI Body Mass Index, TG Triglycerides, TC Total Cholesterol, LDL Low Density Lipoprotein, HDL High Density Lipoprotein, HOMA-IR Homeostatic Model Assessment for Insulin Resistance