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Table 2 Terminal heart and body weights in STZ-treated hyperglycemic, STZ-treated euglycemic, and vehicle-treated control rats

From: Sympathetic nervous dysregulation in the absence of systolic left ventricular dysfunction in a rat model of insulin resistance with hyperglycemia

 

Control

STZ, Euglycemic

STZ, Hyperglycemic

 

2 Weeks

8 Weeks

2 Weeks

8 Weeks

2 Weeks

8 Weeks

Body Weight (g)

302.4 ± 26.5

584.7 ± 62.2

358.9 ± 22.7*

535.8 ± 43.9*

331.6 ± 30.1

424.6 ± 48.1*

Heart Weight (g)

0.89 ± 0.05

1.46 ± 0.17

1.13 ± 0.14*

1.38 ± 0.11

1.02 ± 0.06*

1.31 ± 0.12*

HW/BW (× 10-3)

3.0 ± 0.2

2.5 ± 0.2

3.1 ± 0.3

2.6 ± 0.2

3.1 ± 0.2

3.1 ± 0.3*

  1. Mean ± SD.
  2. * p < 0.05 to age-matched control, † p < 0.05 to age-matched STZ, euglycemic, one-way ANOVA, Bonferroni post hoc