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Table 1 Reproductive performance and maternal insulin from mild diabetic (STZ) and non-diabetic (ND) rats.

From: Repercussions of mild diabetes on pregnancy in Wistar rats and on the fetal development

Group ND STZ
Number of used rats 15 67
Number of pregnant rats at term 15 28
Number of corpora lutea 14.00 ± 1.60 10.30 ± 2.00*
Number of implantations 13.23 ± 1.30 7.31 ± 3.10*
Number of live fetuses 161 108
Pre-implantation loss (%) 5.14 22.00*
Post-implantation loss (%) 5.77 26.10*
Fetal weight (g) 5.27 ± 0.28 4.94 ± 0.62
Maternal insulin (μg/L) 0.56 ± 0.51 0.78 ± 0.62
  1. Data are reported as mean ± standard deviation
  2. *p < 0.05 - Student-Newman-Keuls Test