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Table 1 Body and organ weights, metabolic profile and haemodynamic variables in anaesthetised control and diabetic SpragueDawley rats

From: Acute Rho-kinase inhibition improves coronary dysfunction in vivo, in the early diabetic microcirculation

  Control Diabetes P
Body Weight (BW, g) 312 ± 10 236 ± 8 <0.001
Blood Glucose (mmol) 5.9 ± 0.4 19.5 ± 1.9 <0.001
MAP (mmHg) 116 ± 6 105 ± 7 NS
Heart Rate (bpm) 436 ± 7 344 ± 11 <0.001
Triglyceride (mmol) 0.57 ± 0.05 0.48 ± 0.21 NS
Heart:BW (%) 0.267 ± 0.005 0.272 ± 0.005 NS
Kidney:BW (%) 0.532 ± 0.019 0.820 ± 0.023 <0.001
  1. Values expressed as mean ± SEM. Control, n = 6 and diabetic, n = 8. MAP: Mean arterial pressure.