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Table 5 Serum BDNF levels in T2DM and depression subjects

From: Functional Val66Met polymorphism of Brain-derived neurotrophic factor in type 2 diabetes with depression in Han Chinese subjects

Group n Serum BDNF level(pg/ml) F p value
HC 70 85.29 ± 3.27 F = 24.94 p < 0.01
NDDM 232 79.84 ± 5.15*
DDM 64 76.67 ± 5.35*#   
  1. Data expressed as mean ± S.D., p value < 0.05 criteria for statistical significance. * P < 0.05 vs. HC group, # P < 0.05 vs. NDDM group.