TABLE 2

Mean serum insulin, liver weight, heart weight, and right kidney weight in experimental animals in week 8

GroupSerum insulin (mg/l)Liver weight (mg)Heart weight (mg)Kidney weight (mg)
Nondiabetic1.0 ± 0.21,133.6 ± 35.8116.8 ± 1.3155.6 ± 10.9
Diabetic: placebo9.0 ± 1.3*2,769.4 ± 285.8*128.9 ± 13.5230.7 ± 18.6*
Diabetic: NM-38.7 ± 0.4*2,343.8 ± 89.3*127.0 ± 5.3211.8 ± 12.1*
  • Data are means ± SE (n = 6 in each group).

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    * P < 0.01 vs. nondiabetic controls.