TABLE 1

Effect of diabetes on body and heart weight

ControlDiabetic
No treatmentInsulinAliskirenCandesartanBenazepril
Body weight (g)337 ± 10263 ± 8.3*307 ± 4.7248 ± 8.5*285 ± 5.9*267 ± 6.9*
Heart weight (mg)1,168 ± 54933 ± 33*1,074 ± 27867 ± 37*988 ± 15*901 ± 16*
Heart weight/body weight (mg/g)3.46 ± 0.13.55 ± 0.13.49 ± 0.13.50 ± 0.13.47 ± 0.13.37 ± 0.1
  • Data are means ± SE (n = 9) after 1 week of induction of diabetes.

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    * P < 0.05 vs. control.