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Table 1 Body weight, blood glucose level, mean arterial pressure (MAP) and heart rate (HR) data, at 12 weeks after injections, from normotensive Wistar rat control group (WR), normotensive Wistar rat with chronic induced diabetes group (WR + STZ), spontaneously hypertensive rat group (SHR), spontaneously hypertensive rat with chronic induced diabetes group (SHR + STZ)

From: Association of chronic diabetes and hypertension in sural nerve morphometry: an experimental study

  Body weight (g) Blood glucose (mg/dl) MAP (mmHg) HR (bpm)
WR 363 ± 8 97 ± 6 119 ± 13 312 ± 46
WR + STZ 243 ± 25 355 ± 38*# 116 ± 6# 269 ± 31
SHR 193 ± 6* 96 ± 1 180 ± 7 310 ± 12
SHR + STZ 153 ± 9* 305 ± 35*# 181 ± 11 373 ± 12+
  1. *indicates significant difference compared to Normotensive Wistar rat (WR) group; + indicates significant difference compared to Normotensive Wistar rat with chronic induced diabetes (WR + STZ) group; # indicates significant difference compared to Spontaneously hypertensive rat (SHR) group.