Table 1.

Changes in body weight, kidney weight, blood glucose, and the levels of plasma creatinine, urea, and electrolytes after insulin treatment.

BW gKW gBlgl mmol/LHbA1c %Crea μmol/LUrea mmol/LOsm mOsmNa+ mmol/LK+ mmol/L
DM216±141.1±0.128.6±1.611.0±1.123±412±2347±34149±154.5±1.0
DM + I220±91.1±0.118.3±2.6*10.3±0.920±49±3306±62138±334.2±0.9
  • BW, body weight; KW, kidney weight; Blgl, blood glucose, prior scan; HbA1c, hemoglobin A1c; Crea, plasma creatinine; Osm, plasma osmolality; Na+, plasma sodium, K+, plasma potassium.

  • Mean±SEM of n = 6/group.

  • * Denotes P < 0.05 versus untreated group.