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Table 1 Characteristics of Animal Models of Diabetes

From: Intracellular Ca2+ regulating proteins in vascular smooth muscle cells are altered with type 1 diabetes due to the direct effects of hyperglycemia

  Physiological Parameters
  STZ-Induced Diabetic Rat Model DR-BB Diabetic Rat Model
  Control Diabetic Control Diabetic
Weight (g) 453 ± 16 328 ± 14 * 217 ± 5 212 ± 19
Blood Glucose (mg/dL) 113 ± 5 554 ± 13 * 98 ± 2 295 ± 13 *
  1. *Indicates a significantly different value when compared to respective controls (p < 0.001)