Table 1.

Subject Characteristics

Ala-54 Homozygotes (n=7)Thr-54 Homozygotes (n=8)
Sex (F/M)2/55/3
Age, y58.7±10.156.4±9.1
BMI, kg/m229.7±6.032.8±4.2
Waist-to-hip ratio0.99±0.060.98±0.11
Fasting glucose, mmol/L5.8±0.65.6±0.6
Fasting insulin, mU/L11.6±4.713.9±5.4
Serum lipids, mmol/L
Total cholesterol5.93±0.986.17±1.17
VLDL cholesterol0.36±0.090.50±0.20
LDL cholesterol4.07±0.764.45±0.95
HDL cholesterol1.50±0.311.22±0.25
Triglycerides1.08±0.311.36±0.39
Free fatty acids0.72±0.180.59±0.18
  • Values are mean±SD.