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Table 1 Characteristics of the study participants at screening ( n= 12 men with type 2 diabetes)

From: Eicosapentaenoic and docosahexaenoic acid supplementation and inflammatory gene expression in the duodenum of obese patients with type 2 diabetes

  Mean ± SD
Age (y) 54.1 ± 7.2
BMI (kg/m2) 33.7 ± 6.0
LDL-C (mmol/L) 2.9 ± 0.5
HDL-C (mmol/L) 1.0± 0.2
TG (mmol/L) 3.1 ± 2.0
HbA1c (%) 7.0 ± 0.8
EPA + DHA intake (g/d) 0.23 ± 0.20
  1. Abbreviations: BMI body mass index, DHA docosahexaenoic acid, EPA eicosapentaenoic acid, HbA1c hemoglobin A1c, HDL-C high density lipoprotein cholesterol, LDL-C low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, TG triglycerides.