Table 2.

Animal modela

AnimalWeight Gain (g)SBP (mmHg)Glycemia (mg/dl)Albuminuria (μg/24 h)
WKY222 ± 15138.1 ± 6.787 ± 3390 ± 70
WKY-D102 ± 32c136.2 ± 7.6422 ± 4c1071 ± 247b
SHR160 ± 11b205.7 ± 2d90 ± 61800 ± 464c
  • WKY, Wistar-Kyoto rats; WKY-D, diabetic WKY rats; SHR, spontaneously hypertensive rats; SBP, systolic blood pressure.

  • aData at latest follow-up (month 7), except for glycemia, which represents mean values throughout the study. Mean ± SD.

  • bP < 0.02.

  • cP < 0.002 versus WKY.

  • dP < 0.05 versus WKY.