Table 1

Characteristics of the study participants

Type 1 diabeticNon-diabetic
Data are mean (SEM).
*p<0.001 v non-diabetic.
HbA1c, glycosylated haemoglobin A1c; HDL, high density lipoprotein; LDL, low density lipoprotein; V̇o2 max, maximum aerobic capacity.
Number912
Age (years)36 (3)34 (1)
Body mass index (kg/m2)24.8 (0.4)25.8 (0.4)
o2 max (ml/kg/min)32 (1)33 (1)
Blood pressure (mm Hg)120/66 (3/3)118/66 (3/3)
Blood HbA1c (%)8.3 (0.6)*5.3 (0.1)
Total cholesterol (mmol/l)4.7 (0.3)4.8 (0.2)
HDL cholesterol (mmol/l)1.52 (0.10)1.41 (0.10)
Triglycerides (mmol/l)0.76 (0.08)0.80 (0.11)
LDL cholesterol (mmol/l)2.84 (0.21)2.89 (0.23)
Apolipoprotein A 1 (g/l)1.47 (0.07)1.33 (0.05)
Apolipoprotein B (g/l)0.80 (0.05)0.83 (0.05)
Apolipoprotein(a) (U/l)128 (64)91 (24)