Table 2: Comparison of clinical parameters between patients who practice SMBG and those who do not.

PRACTICE SMBG Do not PRACTICE SMBG T df P-value
Mean Std. Dev Mean Std. Dev Mean Difference
Duration of Diabetes 9.81 7.66 8.34 7.62 1.461 1.448 247 0.149
FBG 130.66 62.68 157.44 67.52 -26.781 -2.967 155.7 0.003
2-HPP 169.25 72.00 200.89 66.33 -31.639 -2.524 124 0.013
RBS 121.60 47.45 157.43 74.64 -35.829 -0.939 10 0.370
HbA1C (%) 7.43 1.86 8.24 2.28 -0.818 -2.898 156.8 0.004
Total Cholesterol 194.92 47.52 204.52 45.02 -9.59 -1.529 236 0.128
HDL 59.86 18.58 59.48 15.76 0.378 0.160 236 0.873
LDL 112.55 39.24 118.67 36.27 -6.117 -1.190 236 0.235
Triglyceride 112.91 64.84 122.46 58.21 -9.545 -1.135 236 0.258
Uric acid 6.14 1.88 5.96 1.59 0.172 .694 214 0.488

HDL - high-density lipoprotein, LDL - low-density lipoprotein, VLDL - Very low-density lipoprotein, 2-HPP - 2 hours postprandial glucose.

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