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Table 1 Anthropometric characteristics and biochemical parameters of patients

From: Mitochondrial content, oxidative, and nitrosative stress in human full-term placentas with gestational diabetes mellitus

  NPW patients (n = 12) GDM patients (n = 12) P
Maternal age (years) 27.7 ± 5.2 28.3 ± 5 0.8
Gestational age at birth (weeks) 38.1 ± 1.1 37.3 ± 1.9 0.3
Maternal BMI (Kg/m2) 32.7 ± 5.2 32.7 ± 5.3 1.0
Gain of maternal body weight (kg) 12.3 ± 8.2 10.2 ± 8.2 0.5
Glucose (mg/dL) 70 ± 7 84 ± 16 0.05
HbA1c (%) 5.0 ± 1 4.4 ± 0.7 0.2
Triglycerides (mg/dL) 207 ± 62 244 ± 51 0.2
Cholesterol (mg/dL) 205 ± 47 199 ± 27 0.7
HDL (mg/dL) 60 ± 12 60 ± 7 0.8
LDL (mg/dL) 104 ± 38 90 ± 30 0.4
VLDL (mg/dL) 41 ± 12 49 ± 10 0.2
  1. NPW normal pregnant women, GDM gestational diabetes mellitus, BMI body mass index, HDL high-density lipoprotein, LDL low-density lipoprotein, VLDL very-low-density lipoprotein