Table 3

Group II (decreasing SDS-BMI <0.25): SDS-BMI, BMI, systolic and diastolic blood pressure, LDL and HDL cholesterol, triglycerides, and insulin resistance (HOMA) at baseline, one year later, and the changes between these time points in 33 children

BaselineOne year laterChangesp value
Data presented as mean (SD).
SDS-BMI2.7 (0.5)2.6 (0.5)−0.1 (0.1)<0.001
BMI31.4 (7.5)30.9 (6.6)−0.4 (1.7)0.437
Systolic blood pressure (mm Hg)131 (23)125 (20)−6 (17)0.097
Diastolic blood pressure (mm Hg)70 (13)65 (12)−5 (16)0.060
LDL cholesterol (mg/dl)119 (50)114 (42)−4 (28)0.512
HDL cholesterol (mg/dl)49 (11)49 (13)0 (11)0.629
Triglycerides (mg/dl)124 (68)125 (73)+1 (50)0.945
HOMA4.3 (3.0)4.8 (3.4)+0.5 (2.6)0.241