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Table 1 Body weight and serum metabolite data from aged matched non-diabetic (ND) and Type 2 diabetic rats (DM)

From: Polyol pathway and modulation of ischemia-reperfusion injury in Type 2 diabetic BBZ rat hearts

  12 wk 48 wk
ND (n = 9) DM (n = 6) ND (n = 7) DM (n = 6)
Body weight, g 292 ± 12 412 ± 29* 386 ± 32 472 ± 19*
Glucose, mM 8.1 ± 0.4 32.9 ± 4.2* 11.9 ± 1.1 46.6 ± 3.8*
FFA, mM 0.36 ± 0.3 0.51 ± 0.5* 0.65 ± 0.5 1.12 ± 0.09*
Insulin, nM 0.69 ± 0.09 2.59 ± 0.22* 0.51 ± 0.06 0.23 ± 0.05*,#
  1. * P < 0.05 vs age matched ND rats, #p < 0.05 vs 12 Wk DM rats.