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Table 1 Characteristics of the participants

From: Systemic effects of epidural methylprednisolone injection on glucose tolerance in diabetic patients

  Intra-articular injected Epidural injected
  Glycaemic evaluation Urinary excretion evaluation Glycaemic evaluation Urinary excretion evaluation
Nbr analyzed 4 4 5 4
Mean age [years] (SD) 56(6) 50 (4) 65 (9) 61(6)
Sex[M/F] 3/2 2/2 3/2 2/2
Diabetic patients 4 1 5 2
Insulin treated 3 1 4 2
Mean BMI(SD) 27(6)   31(10)  
Duration of the illness[years] 4   5