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Table 1 Characteristics of the diabetic and prediabetic groups

From: Higher blood glucose and larger fluctuations detected postoperatively using continuous glucose monitoring: a preliminary study following total knee or hip arthroplasty

  Age (years) Sex (n) Body mass index (kg/m2) Surgery (n) Fasting blood glucose (mg/dl) HbA1c (%)
Diabetic group (n = 12) 70.4 ± 5.4 Male 4 Female 8 26.6 ± 4.2 THA 8 TKA 4 141.4 ± 40.5 7.0 ± 1.2
Pre-diabetic group (n = 8) 68.3 ± 8.6 Male 1 Female 7 25.4 ± 4.1 THA 3 TKA 5 125.8 ± 16.5 6.2 ± 0.6
P value 0.3 0.30* 0.5 0.21* 0.61 0.08
  1. Data are mean ± SD or n number. * Fisher’s Exact test used. SD, standard deviation; THA, total hip arthroplasty; TKA, total knee arthroplasty; HbA1c, glycated hemoglobin