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Table 1 Basic and laboratory parameters

From: Effect of vitamin D on aortic remodeling in streptozotocin-induced diabetes

Group Body weight (g) Blood glucose (mmol/L) HbA1c (%) 25(OH)D (nmol/L) ADMA (μmol/L) Calcium (mmol/L)
  Before After      
Control (n = 10) 405 ± 26 450 ± 30 6.3 ± 1.6 4.0 ± 0.1 140 ± 21# 0.68 ± 0.18 2.7 ± 0.3
Diabetes (n = 9) 406 ± 56 370 ± 50* 28.3 ± 3.9* 10.3 ± 0.7* 108 ± 38 0.87 ± 0.14 2.6 ± 0.3
Diabetes + vitamin D (n = 10) 406 ± 51 352 ± 43* 28.5 ± 5.9* 9.5 ± 1.3* 494 ± 125 0.85 ± 0.16 2.7 ± 0.2
  1. Body weight was assessed at the beginning and at the end of the experiment.
  2. HbA1c, glycated haemoglobin; ADMA, asymmetric dimethylarginine; 25(OH)D, 25-hydroxyvitamin D.
  3. p < 0.05 vs control; *p < 0.001 vs control; #p < 0.001 vs diabetes + vitamin D.