Table 1 Demographics and characteristics of subjects with IGT and patients with diabetes

CharacteristicsIGT group, n = 26Diabetes group, n = 15p Values
IGT = impaired glucose tolerance; NIS = neuropathic impairment score; BMI = body mass index.
Age, y, mean ± SD (range)64.3 ± 11.2 (44–92)65.1 ± 12.3 (48–88)0.9
Female, n (%)14 (54)9 (60)0.7
Duration of neuropathy, median (range)27 (7–300)54 (3–240)0.6
Neuropathic pain, n (%)
    Present20 (76.9)14 (93.3)0.1
    Absent6 (23.1)1 (6.7)
NIS scores, median (range)8.5 (0–26)10 (4–15)0.7
BMI, median (range)32.7 (24.7–57.8)30.3 (25.3–33.9)0.1