Table 1.

Demographics and clinical information

Number of Patients30
Sex (men:women)17:13
Age (yr)53.7 ± 15.1
Body height (cm)161.4 ± 10.2
Body weight (kg)60.2 ± 11.2
Renal diagnosis, number of cases (%)
    GN16 (53.3%)
    diabetic nephropathy9 (30.0%)
    polycystic kidney1 (3.3%)
    obstructive uropathy1 (3.3%)
    others/unknown3 (10%)
Major comorbidity, number of cases (%)
    diabetes11 (36.7%)
    cardiovascular disease12 (40.0%)
Charlson's comorbidity index5.0 ± 2.6
Fasting lipid profile (mmol/l)
    total cholesterol5.04 ± 0.93
    LDL cholesterol2.87 ± 0.99
    total triglyceride1.66 ± 0.96
Serum C-reactive protein (mg/dl)2.71 ± 2.31