Table 1

 Baseline characteristics of the patients

VariableMean (SD)
Sex (M/F)5/5
Age (years)53.2 (12.0)
Disease activity score4.0 (1.1)
Body mass index (kg/m2)24.7 (5.4)
Creatinine (μmol/l)88.0 (56.4)
Cholesterol (mmol/l)5.4 (0.6)
Plasma glucose (mmol/l)5.3 (0.5)