TABLE 1

Mean body weight, blood glucose, and food consumption at day 0 and 60 in placebo-treated controls, placebo-treated diabetic db/db mice, and VEGF antibody-treated diabetic db/db mice

Day 0
Day 60
Body weight (g)Blood glucose (mmol/l)Food consumption (g/24 h)Body weight (g)Blood glucose (mmol/l)Food consumption (g/24 h)
Control, placebo19.6 ± 0.45.4 ± 0.35.5 ± 0.621.3 ± 0.25.5 ± 0.35.9 ± 0.8
Diabetic, placebo41.4 ± 0.7*18.6 ± 1.0*8.5 ± 0.7*47.3 ± 1.0*19.8 ± 1.4*9.1 ± 1.1*
Diabetic, VEGF antibody40.6 ± 0.8*18.4 ± 1.0*8.8 ± 0.8*46.2 ± 0.9*18.8 ± 2.0*8.9 ± 0.9*
  • Data are means ± SE (n = 6–12 in each group).

  • *

    * P < 0.01 vs. nondiabetic controls.