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Table 2 HOMA-IR, HOMA-S and HOMA-β indices, ACTH and corticosterone plasma concentrations in non-pre-diabetic (NPD) and pre-diabetic (PD) rats (n = 6, per group)

From: The dysregulation of the hypothalamic–pituitary–adrenal axis in diet-induced prediabetic male Sprague Dawley rats

Groups (n = 6) Plasma glucose (mmol/L) Plasma insulin (pmol/L) HOMA-IR values HOMA-S values (%) HOMA-β values (%) Plasma ACTH (pg/ml) Plasma corticosterone (ng/ml)
NPD 4.60 ± 0.45 30.42 ± 3.26 0.56 178.5 77,1 731.00 ± 23.22 526.20 ± 3.89
PD 6.08 ± 0.05* 322.80 ± 17.56 5.92 *** 16.9 226,6 747.30 ± 9.60 574.40 ± 15.77 *
  1. Values are expressed as mean ± SEM
  2. *p < 0.05; ***p < 0.001 denotes comparison with NPD