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Table 4 Differences in glycemic control indicators in the control and intervention groups

From: Soluble fibers from psyllium improve glycemic response and body weight among diabetes type 2 patients (randomized control trial)

Variables Control (n = 18) Intervention (n = 18) P value a
Pre Post Pre Post
FBS (mg/dl) 156 (18.28)b 151 (11.65) 163 (18.26) 120 (16.48)*** <0.001
HbA1c (%) 8.5 (0.62) 8.5 (0.56) 8.5 (0.69) 7.5 (0.54)*** <0.001
Insulin (μIU/mL) 21.8 (5.39) 24.9 (5.13)* 27.9 (4.81) 19.7 (2.90)*** <0.001
C-peptide (ng/ml) 5.2 (1.63) 6.3 (1.26)*** 5.8 (1.35) 3.8 (0.91)*** <0.001
HOMA.IR 8.5 (2.62) 9.3 (2.15) 11.3 (2.34) 5.8 (1.12)*** <0.001
HOMA.B% 85.5 (21.40) 102.5 (21.77)* 102.9 (24.59) 140.7 (60.89)** 0.239
  1. a Repeated Measure ANOVA between Control and intervention groups
  2. b Mean (Standard Deviation)
  3. The level of significance is < 0.05
  4. Asterisk = significantly different by paired t-test between baseline and 8th week in the same intervention group, *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01, *** p < 0.001