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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the patients

From: A preliminary evaluation of efficacy and safety of Wharton’s jelly mesenchymal stem cell transplantation in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus

Age (yrs) 52.9 ± 10.5*
Sex (no.)  
 Male 15
 Female 7
Body-mass index (kg/m2)* 25.1 ± 2.4
Weight (kg) 70.5 ± 11.7
Glycated hemoglobin (%) 8.20 ± 1.69
Fasting plasma glucose (mmol/L) 7.53 ± 2.67
Fasting C-peptide (ng/mL) 1.29 ± 0.83
Diabetes duration (yrs) 8.7 ± 4.3
Smoking status (%) 4
Cholesterol (mmol/L)  
Total 5.08 ± 0.84
HDL 1.08 ± 0.21
LDL 3.13 ± 0.72
TG 2.01 ± 1.63
Creatinine (μmol/L) 61.97 ± 19.93
Blood pressure (mm Hg)  
Systolic 134.5 ± 10.3
Diastolic 85.75 ± 6.56
Use of antihypertensive medication (%) 4
History of cardiovascular disease (%) 2
Albumin excretion rate >30 mg/L/24 hr (%) 4
Retinopathy (%) 11
Antidiabetic treatment (%)  
Oral drug 2
Insulin (alone or with oral drug) 17
  1. *Plus/minus values are means ± SD. The body mass index is the weight in kilograms divided by the square of the height in meters. BMI, body mass index; HDL, high-density lipoprotein; LDL, low-density lipoprotein; TG, total cholesterol.