TABLE 1

Physical and metabolic parameters of the animals studied

ParameterAt Start
At Conclusion
Wild typePDGF-B+/−Normal wild typeDiabetic wild typeNormal PDGF-B+/−Diabetic PDGF-B+/−
Body weight (g)25.6 ± 222.5 ± 1.7638.3 ± 6.328.5 ± 2.6537.2 ± 6.522.5 ± 4.3
Blood glucose (mmol/l)7.3 ± 0.387.25 ± 0.448.9 ± 1.8026.1 ± 5.027.3 ± 0.2224.4 ± 10.38
HbA1c5.1 ± 0.5514.5 ± 1.885.0 ± 0.3313.2 ± 1.46
  • Data are means ± SE.