Table 1

Average weight and blood glucose concentration at time of death

GroupMice (n)Age (weeks)Weight (g)Blood glucose (mmol/L)
Control2720–2426.54 ± 0.866.81 ± 1.18
Diabetes5120–2458.39 ± 2.45*25.92 ± 2.88#
  • BKS-db/db mice had significantly higher blood glucose concentrations than control mice, and the weight of BKS-db/db mice was also significantly higher than that of the control animals.

  • *P < 0.05.

  • #P < 0.01, unpaired t test relative to the corresponding control group.