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Table 2 Pre- and postoperative weight loss 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  
Preoperative
 Change in Fetuin-A −47.7 ± 30.4 − 122.9 ± 52.3 0.19
 Change in BMI (kg/m2) −2.2 ± 0.2 −2.1 ± 0.2 0.64
 Change in Percent Body Fat − 0.4 ± 0.3 − 0.4 ± 0.3 0.12
 Excess Body Weight Loss −10.4 ± 1.0 − 9.9 ± 0.8 0.76
Postoperative
 Change in Fetuin-A − 158.9 ± 21.4 −104.9 ± 25.8 0.13
 Change in BMI (kg/m2) −4.4 ± 0.3 − 3.4 ± 0.3 0.07
 Change in Percent Body Fat −2.5 ± 0.3 −1.9 ± 0.2 0.26
 Excess Body Weight Loss −19.6 ± 1.4 −17.3 ± 2.0 0.35
  1. Values are presented as means ± SE. P-values less than 0.05 are considered statistically significant. Abbreviations: BMI Body Mass Index