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Table 3 Standard clinical biomarkers and cell counts

From: Bilberry/red grape juice decreases plasma biomarkers of inflammation and tissue damage in aged men with subjective memory impairment –a randomized clinical trial

  Bilberry/red grape juice (n = 30) Placebo-juice(n = 30)  
Baseline Post-intervention Baseline Post-intervention pMW(change)
Standard clinical biomarkers
 Potassium (mM) 4.3 (4.2–4.5) 4.4 (4.2–4.5) 4.3 (4.2–4.6) 4.4 (4.4–4.6) 0.42
Sodium (mM) 142.0 (142.0–144.0) 142.5 (141.0–144.0) 142.0 (142.0–144.0) 143.0 (143.0–145.0) 0.23
 fGlucose (mM) 5.2 (5.0–5.5) 5.1 (5.0–5.5) 5.4 (4.8–6.0) 5.1 (4.8–5.4) 0.74
 Insulin (mU/L) 5.6 (5.0–6.7) 5.2 (4.2–5.9) 6.0 (3.9–8.4) 6.2 (3.9–7.6) 0.51
 Cholesterol (mM) 5.9 (5.3–6.6) 5.6 (5.1–6.2) 5.5 (5.0–6.1) 5.5 (4.9–5.8) 0.22
 S-Creatinin (mM) 85.0 (83.0–94.0) 86.5 (80.0–93.0) 90.5 (85.0–95.0) 90.0 (88.0–95.0) 0.97
 fS-Triglycerids 1.0 (0.8–1.2) 0.9 (0.9–1.2) 0.9 (0.8–1.12) 1.0 (0.8–1.2) 0.49
 S-Uric acid (mM) 338.0 (302.0–362.0) 346.0 (337.0–374.0) 346.5 (318.0–370.0) 371.0 (344.0–390.0) 0.60
 S-Albumin (g/L) 42.0 (42.0–43.0) 41.0 (41.0–42.0) 42.0 (41.0–43.0) 41.0 (40.0–42.0) 0.38
 S-HDL cholesterol (mM) 1.7 (1.6–1.9) 1.6 (1.6–2.0) 1.6 (1.4–2.0) 1.6 (1.4–1.8) 0.91
 P-Homocystein (mM) 12.1 (11.5–14.5) 13.8 (12.4–15.2) 13.9 (11.8–15.3) 14.8 (12.6–16.5) 0.89
 S-MikroCRP (mgL) 1.4 (1.1–1.8) 1.4 (1.0–1.7) 1.4 (0.9–2.1) 1.3 (1.0–2.4) 0.88
Cell count (109/L)
 Leukocytes 5.4 (4.6–5.9) 5.4 (4.7–5.9) 4.8 (4.5–6.2) 4.9 (4.5–5.7) 0.30
 Basofiles 0.0 (0.0–0.0) 0.0 (0.0–0.0) 0.0 (0.0–0.0) 0.0 (0.0–0.0) 0.20
 Lymphocytes 1.7 (1.4–2.0) 1.8 (1.6–2.0) 1.6 (1.5–1.9) 1.7 (1.3–1.9) 0.62
 Eosinophiles 0.2 (0.2–0.3) 0.2 (0.2–0.3) 0.2 (0.2–0.3) 0.2 (0.2–0.3) 0.22
 Neutrophiles 2.6 (2.2–3.3) 2.9 (2.6–3.1) 2.8 (2.4–3.4) 2.7 (2.4–3.0) 0.11
 Monocytes 0.5 (0.5–0.6) 0.5 (0.5–0.6) 0.5 (0.5–0.6) 0.5 (0.5–0.6) 0.03*
  1. Median baseline and post-intervention values are given with corresponding 95%CL (Lower, upper). pMW(change) was obtained comparing the groups with regards to change using Mann Whitney test.*p < 0.05