TABLE 1

Blood glucose and body weight measurements

Group no.Experimental detailsBlood glucose (mmol/l)Body weight (g)
StartEnd
Experiment 1
    1Diabetic + VZ + 434 24 h26.0 ± 1.7324 ± 6334 ± 48
    2Diabetic + VZ + 434 48 h25.9 ± 1.6280 ± 16229 ± 18
    3Diabetic + VZ + 434 1 week20.8 ± 4.2317 ± 10335 ± 48
    4Diabetic + VZ + 434 2 weeks23.3 ± 4.3326 ± 16376 ± 78
    5Control7.9 ± 0.4332 ± 18491 ± 5
Experiment 2
    1Diabetic + VZ + 434 24 h19.1 ± 2274 ± 14257 ± 20
    2Diabetic + VZ + 434 + sciatic ligature 24 h21.1 ± 2.1287 ± 24271 ± 25
    3Diabetic + ligature 24 h18.5 ± 2.3278 ± 15247 ± 13
    4Diabetic untreated22.6 ± 5.7280 ± 16270 ± 28
    5Control untreated8 ± 1.4272 ± 16352 ± 26
  • Data are means ± SD (n = 4 per group). Two studies were performed in STZ-induced diabetic rats: experiment 1, time course study; and experiment 2, axonal transport study. Final blood glucose levels and start and end body weights for all groups are shown.