Table 2.

Body weight and kidney weight in normal control and diabetic ratsa

GroupBody Weight (g)
7 Days14 Days1 Month3 Months6 Months12 Months
aValues are given as mean ± SEM, and the numbers in parentheses represent the number of animals or kidneys examined. Abbreviations as in Table 1.
bP < 0.05 DD versus NC.
cP < 0.05 DL versus NC.
dP < 0.05 DL versus DD.
NC231 ± 13 (12)263 ± 63 (12)326 ± 13 (12)410 ± 22 (11)507 ± 36 (11)557 ± 57 (10)
DD213 ± 5 (12)241 ± 10 (12)281 ± 15 (11)b394 ± 21 (11)b430 ± 29 (9)b497 ± 51 (7)b
DL211 ± 18 (12)232 ± 13 (12)259 ± 16 (10)c375 ± 37 (10)c413 ± 59 (7)c590 ± 38 (6)d
Kidney Weight (g)
NC0.91 ± 0.06 (24)0.94 ± 0.02 (24)1.06 ± 0.04 (24)1.47 ± 0.04 (22)1.66 ± 0.13 (22)1.82 ± 0.15 (20)
DD1.08 ± 0.07 (24)1.16 ± 0.17 (24)1.23 ± 0.06 (22)b1.53 ± 0.05 (22)2.07 ± 0.07 (18)b2.58 ± 0.15 (14)b
DL0.93 ± 0.05 (24)1.04 ± 0.17 (24)1.19 ± 0.04 (20)1.44 ± 0.06 (20)1.72 ± 0.07 (14)d1.77 ± 0.07 (12)d