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Figure 2: Effect of long-term administration of MSEC on body weight and water intakein diabetic rats. The animals in group of diabetic + MSEC received diet containing 4% (w/w) of MSEC for 1 month. (a): compared with the corresponding values at day 2 and day 0. compared with the corresponding values at day 2 or day 0. (b): and compared with the corresponding values of normal and diabetic + MSEC group, respectively. compared with the corresponding values of normal or diabetic + MSEC group. compared with the corresponding values of normal or diabetic + MSEC group. The data are expressed as mean ± SEM for seven (body weight) or six (water intake) rats. MSEC: combination of both macerated and Soxhlet extracts (see Table 1).