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Table 1 Effect of the nutritional supplementation on the severity of hyperglycemia

From: Beneficial effects of the nutritional supplements on the development of diabetic retinopathy

  Body weight (g) GHb (%) Urine volume (ml/24 hours)
Normal 618 ± 71 5.7 ± 0.6 9 ± 8
Diabetes 369 ± 65 11.1 ± 2.1* 106 ± 20*
Diab + Nutr 354 ± 63 9.8 ± 2.4* 92 ± 42*
  1. Body weights were measured 2 times/week, GHb every 3 months, and 24 hours urine volumes every 15 days. The values are mean ± SD of 8–10 rats each in normal, diabetes and diabetes + Nutr groups. *p < 0.02 compared to normal.