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Table 1 Physiological variables measured on control and MS rats

From: Insulin effect on glucose transport in thymocytes and splenocytes from rats with metabolic syndrome

  4 MONTHS CONTROL 6 MONTHS
CONTROL
MS
Body weight (g) 250 ± 10.0 521.0 ± 6.2 530.0 ± 12.9
Intra-abdominal fat (g) 3.2 ± 0.8 4.3 ± 0.8 14.8 ± 4.0*
Blood Pressure (mmHg) 104 ± 2.0 110 ± 1.1 148 ± 2.9*
Total Cholesterol (mg/dl) 70.0 ± 1.6 74.7 ± 1.7 72.9 ± 2.4
Triglycerides (mg/dL) 51.6 ± 4.2 51.0 ± 5.8 109.6 ± 12*
Glucose (mmol/L) 5.76 ± 0.4 5.9 ± 0.3 5.38 ± 0.4
Insulin (μU/ml) 9.0 ± 2.8 6.5 ± 0.9 24.2 ± 5.7*
HOMA 1.5 ± 0.8 1.7 ± 0.5 5.2 ± 2.1*
  1. Values are mean ± s.e.m. n = 20; *p < 0.01