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Table 1 Clinical and echocardiographic characteristics of the study subjects at baseline. Values are means (SD).

From: Exercise training does not improve myocardial diastolic tissue velocities in Type 2 diabetes

Group Control (n = 24) Exercise (n = 24) p value
Variable    
Age (years) 52.8 (6.0) 52.8 (5.2) 0.98
Weight (kg) 94.1 (12.8) 90.2 (9.4) 0.22
SBP (mmHg) 146 (15) 144 (17) 0.60
DBP (mmHg) 89 (6) 88 (9) 0.77
EF (%) 68 (7) 71 (9) 0.32
IVSD (mm) 10 (2) 10 (2) 0.27
LVEDD (mm) 55 (6) 49 (7) 0.003
PWD (mm) 10 (2) 11 (1) 0.04
  1. SBP = systolic blood pressure; DBP = diastolic blood pressure; EF = left ventricular ejection fraction; IVSD = inter-ventricular septal thickness in diastole; LVEDD = left ventricular internal diameter in diastole; PWD = posterior wall thickness in diastole.