Table 1

Animal characteristics after induction of diabetes
Non-diabetes Diabetes
Day 1 n = 10 n = 24
BW (g) 442.50 ± 20.43 461.47 ± 41.37
BG (mg/dL) 94.83 ± 8.70 92.47 ± 6.47
Day 28 n = 10 n = 17
BW (g) 558.33 ± 22.51 349.00 ± 67.96*
BG (mg/dL) 118.50 ± 9.27 571.58 ± 57.64*
HW (mg) 1.47 ± 0.01 1.16 ± 0.21*
TL (mm) 45.49 ± 0.78 44.60 ± 1.67
HW (g)/TL (mm) 32.28 ± 0.35 25.99 ± 4.17*

Data are presented as mean ± SD.

HW, heart weight; BW, body weight; BG, blood glucose; TL, tibia length.

*p < 0.01 vs non-diabetes.

Kim et al.

Kim et al. BMC Cell Biology 2013 14:38   doi:10.1186/1471-2121-14-38

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