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Table 2 Metabolite Concentration (mM/L) in patients with diabetes and controls

From: Assessment of changes in brain metabolites in Indian patients with type-2 diabetes mellitus using proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy

Metabolite ratio Right frontal p- value (a-b) Right parieto-temporal p- value (c-d) Right parieto-occipital p- value (e-f)
  Patient (a) (n = 10) Control (b) (n = 7)   Patient (c) (n = 9) Control (d) (n = 6)   Patient (e) (n = 9) Control (f) (n = 4)  
NAA 4.53 ±0.69 5.23 ±0.74 0.03 5.53 ±0.42 5.83 ±0.76 0.17 5.44 ±0.52 6.08 ±0.25 0.02
Cr + PCr 3.23 ±0.26 3.43 ±0.50 0.15 3.84 ±0.31 3.61 ±0.42 0.11 3.72 ±0.26 3.86 ±0.22 0.19
GPC + PC 0.94 ±0.16 0.86 ±0.14 0.14 1.03 ±0.30 1.09 ±0.13 0.24 0.97 ±0.13 0.90 ±0.19 0.25
Glu + Gln 7.98 ±2.57 5.32 ±1.43 0.01 6.74 ±1.30 6.72 ±1.94 0.48 7.49 ±1.64 6.44 ±1.68 0.15
Glc 1.57 ±0.98 0.43 ±0.21 0.004 2.33 ±0.86 0.69 ±0.88 0.005 1.78 ±0.67 0.79 ±0.45 0.01
mI 2.93 ±0.60 2.65 ±0.43 0.15 3.06 ±0.62 2.66 ±0.36 0.09 3.03 ±0.38 2.81 ±0.25 0.16