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Table 2—

Correlation coefficients between urinary and circulating TGF-β1 and Amadori albumin and risk factors for microvascular complications

TGF-β1 urine*TGF-β1 circulatingAmadori albumin
n 532 534 535 
Age 0.07 −0.03 0.09 (0.04) 
Diabetes duration 0.14 (0.002) −0.01 0.12 (0.005) 
HbA1c 0.32 (<0.0001) 0.15 (0.0004) 0.43 (0.0001) 
Systolic blood pressure 0.13 (0.003) 0.05 0.09 (0.03) 
Diastolic blood pressure 0.02 0.08 −0.02 
AER 0.37 (<0.0001) 0.07 0.22 (0.0001) 
Amadori albumin 0.26 (<0.0001) 0.21 (<0.0001) — 
TGF-β1 urine — 0.06 0.26 (0.0001) 
TGF-β1 circulating 0.06 — 0.21 (0.0001) 
Cholesterol 0.16 (0.0003) 0.08 0.16 (0.0002) 
HDL cholesterol 0.07 0.04 0.16, (0.0002) 
Triglyceride 0.14 (0.01) −0.03 0.13 (0.02) 
Waist −0.10 (0.02) 0.00 −0.07 
Height −0.20 (<0.0001) −0.08 −0.13 (0.003) 
Weight −0.18 (<0.0001) −0.08(0.05) −0.11 (0.01) 
Waist-to-hip ratio −0.09 (0.03) 0.05 −0.06 
TGF-β1 urine*TGF-β1 circulatingAmadori albumin
n 532 534 535 
Age 0.07 −0.03 0.09 (0.04) 
Diabetes duration 0.14 (0.002) −0.01 0.12 (0.005) 
HbA1c 0.32 (<0.0001) 0.15 (0.0004) 0.43 (0.0001) 
Systolic blood pressure 0.13 (0.003) 0.05 0.09 (0.03) 
Diastolic blood pressure 0.02 0.08 −0.02 
AER 0.37 (<0.0001) 0.07 0.22 (0.0001) 
Amadori albumin 0.26 (<0.0001) 0.21 (<0.0001) — 
TGF-β1 urine — 0.06 0.26 (0.0001) 
TGF-β1 circulating 0.06 — 0.21 (0.0001) 
Cholesterol 0.16 (0.0003) 0.08 0.16 (0.0002) 
HDL cholesterol 0.07 0.04 0.16, (0.0002) 
Triglyceride 0.14 (0.01) −0.03 0.13 (0.02) 
Waist −0.10 (0.02) 0.00 −0.07 
Height −0.20 (<0.0001) −0.08 −0.13 (0.003) 
Weight −0.18 (<0.0001) −0.08(0.05) −0.11 (0.01) 
Waist-to-hip ratio −0.09 (0.03) 0.05 −0.06 

Data in parentheses are P values.

*

Urinary TGF-β1 indexed to creatinine;

fasting triglyceride only restricted to n = 332 for urinary TGF-β1, n = 334 for circulating TGF-β1, and n = 335 for Amadori albumin.

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