Pericytes and the Pathogenesis of Diabetic Retinopathy

TABLE 1

Physical and metabolic parameters of the animals studied

Parameter At Start
At Conclusion
Wild type PDGF-B+/− Normal wild type Diabetic wild type Normal PDGF-B+/− Diabetic PDGF-B+/−
Body weight (g) 25.6 ± 2 22.5 ± 1.76 38.3 ± 6.3 28.5 ± 2.65 37.2 ± 6.5 22.5 ± 4.3
Blood glucose (mmol/l) 7.3 ± 0.38 7.25 ± 0.44 8.9 ± 1.80 26.1 ± 5.02 7.3 ± 0.22 24.4 ± 10.38
HbA1c 5.1 ± 0.55 14.5 ± 1.88 5.0 ± 0.33 13.2 ± 1.46
  • Data are means ± SE.

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  1. Diabetes vol. 51 no. 10 3107-3112