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Table 3 Comparison of HDL, LDL and VLDL among conventional PT exercise, Hathayoga exercise and control type 2 diabetic patients over a 6-month period

From: Effect of exercise therapy on lipid profile and oxidative stress indicators in patients with type 2 diabetes

Variable/Group Baseline 3 Months 6 Months
HDL (mmol/L)    
Conventional PT 0.93 ± 0.04 0.94 ± 0.04 0.94 ± 0.04
Hatha yoga 0.94 ± 0.04 0.97 ± 0.04 0.97 ± 0.05
Control 0.93 ± 0.93 0.93 ± 0.04 0.91 ± 0.04
LDL (mmol/L)    
Conventional PT 3.02 ± 0.12 3.00 ± 0.12 3.00 ± 0.12
Hatha yoga 3.09 ± 0.14 3.01 ± 0.15 3.01 ± 0.14
Control 3.07 ± 0.12 3.17 ± 0.13 3.24 ± 0.12
VLDL (mmol/L)    
Conventional PT 0.83 ± 0.05 0.78 ± 0.05 0.77 ± 0.05*a
Hatha yoga 0.83 ± 0.07 0.79 ± 0.07 0.77 ± 0.07*a
Control 0.84 ± 0.06 0.84 ± 0.06 0.84 ± 0.06
  1. Values represent Mean ± S.E. *p < 0.05; a: statistically significant different from baseline.