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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