Table 2.

Multiple regression models of FMD in diabetic patients

Unadjusted (β, P)Model 1 (β, P)Model 2 (β, P)
Hemoglobin (g/dl)−0.44 (<0.001)−0.44 (<0.001)−0.35 (<0.001)
Age (years)−0.04 (0.69)0.01 (0.94)
Gender (M/F)−0.03 (0.81)0.02 (0.84)
BMI (kg/m2)0.02 (0.89)0.02 (0.88)
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg)−0.20 (0.07)−0.20 (0.02)
Total cholesterol (mg/dl)0.14 (0.20)0.09 (0.43)
HOMA index0.03 (0.78)
24-h proteinuria (mg/d)−0.102 (0.35)
Proteinuria × Hb−0.43 (<0.001)
  • To convert total cholesterol in mg/dl to mmol/L, multiply by 0.02586; Hb in g/dl into mmol/L, multiply by 10.