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Table 6 Effect of Cinnamomum tamala oil on glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c), hepatic glycogen and insulin

From: GC-MS analysis and screening of antidiabetic, antioxidant and hypolipidemic potential of Cinnamomum tamala oil in streptozotocin induced diabetes mellitus in rats

Treatment Dose HbA1c (% of Hb) Hepatic glycogen (mg/g wt of tissue) Insulin (micro U/ml)
Normal -- 6 ± 1.4 75 ± 6.7 15 ± 2.2
Diabetic Control -- 10.8 ± 2.3a 28 ± 4.6a 7.8 ± 1.2a
CTO 100 mg/kg 9.0 ± 3.2 46 ± 2.3* 9.8 ± 2.2
CTO 200 mg/kg 7.4 ± 1.6** 62 ± 4.6** 12 ± 2.1*
Cinnamaldehyde 20 mg/kg 7.0 ± 0.6** 66 ± 2.3** 13 ± 1.6*
Glibenclamide 0.6 mg/kg 6.8 ± 0.9** 64 ± 3.4** 12.5 ± 1.8*
  1. Values are presented as mean ± S.E.M; n = 6 in each group. One way ANOVA followed by Dunnett’s test ap < 0.01 vs. normal; *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01 vs. diabetic control; CTO: Cinnamomum tamala oil.