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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the participants

From: One repeated transplantation of allogeneic umbilical cord mesenchymal stromal cells in type 1 diabetes: an open parallel controlled clinical study

  Control (n = 26) MSC-treated (n = 27) P
Sex (male/female) 13/13 12/15 0.685
Age (years) 27.4±14.3 22.4±13.9 0.207
Duration (months) 1.0 (0.1, 7.6) 2.3 (0.9, 7.7) 0.068
DK/DKA (n) 16 17 0.915
BMI (kg/m2) 19.1±3.5 18.7±3.6 0.700
HbA1c (%) 10.0 ± 3.0 9.0±2.8 0.174
Islet antibodies (n)    0.576
 Negative 2 3  
 One antibody 8 10  
 ≥ 2 antibodies 16 14  
FCP (pmol/L) 242.5±91.7 238.0±117.0 0.877
PCP (pmol/L) 574.0±328.0 567.4±419.0 0.950
Insulin doses (IU/kg/day) 0.48±0.24 0.35±0.14 0.020
  1. Data are shown as number (n), means ± S.D or median (interquartile range). DK, diabetic ketosis; FCP, fasting C-peptide; PCP, 2-h postprandial C-peptide