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Table 2 Biochemical assays-obese and control groups

From: Uncomplicated obesity is associated with abnormal aortic function assessed by cardiovascular magnetic resonance

  Control Subjects Obese Subjects
Total Cholesterol (mmol/L) 4.94 ± 0.12 4.93 ± 0.15
HDL Cholesterol (mmol/L) 1.53 ± 0.1 1.17 ± 0.05*
LDL Cholesterol (mmol/L) 2.95 ± 0.20 3.09 ± 0.21
Triglycerides (mmol/L) 1.00 ± 0.11 1.31 ± 0.12*
Fasting Glucose (mmol/L) 5.07 ± 0.09 5.0 ± 0.11
Insulin (μmol/L) 2.91 ± 0.33 4.69 ± 0.56*
HOMA 0.61 ± 0.09 0.65 ± 0.12
Leptin (ng/ml) 4.69 ± 0.57 8.98 ± 0.58†
CRP (mg/L) 3.47 ± 0.47 5.26 ± 0.56
  1. HOMA, homeostasis insulin model assessment; CRP, C reactive protein. *p < 0.05, †p < 0.01. Data are presented as means ± standard error of the mean.