TABLE 3

Endocrine measures in adult male offspring

Weaned onto standard chowWeaned onto high-fat diet
nLeptin (ng/ml)Fasted glucose (mg/dl)Fasted insulin (ng/ml)nLeptin (ng/ml)Fasted glucose (mg/dl)Fasted insulin (ng/ml)
Standard chow–control group614.5 ± 2.569.3 ± 5.51.01 ± 0.17316.4 ± 5.885.5 ± 9.11.25 ± 0.39
Standard chow–stress group414.4 ± 3.872.8 ± 3.91.13 ± 0.20425.8 ± 3.287.3 ± 5.42.43 ± 0.37*
High-fat–control group417.6 ± 3.771.0 ± 4.31.48 ± 0.25530.7 ± 4.6*95.8 ± 7.91.68 ± 0.30
High-fat–stress group418.2 ± 3.375.0 ± 2.81.98 ± 0.42*423.1 ± 3.691.1 ± 5.31.99 ± 0.31
  • *P < 0.05 vs. standard chow–control group;

  • P < 0.05 vs. corresponding weaned on standard chow.