Table 2: Effects of Spirogyra neglecta extract on general characteristics of T2DM experimental rats.

NDND + SNE1.0DMDM + SNE0.25DM + SNE0.5DM + SNE1.0DM + vitamin C

General characteristic
 BW (g)
 KW/BW ratio

Plasma parameters
 Glucose (mg/dL) 244.4 ± 58.6*198.0 ± 14.1#125.6 ± 24.6#277.5 ± 62.5*
 Triglyceride (mmol/L) 229.5 ± 17.5*145.6 ± 48.2#156.9 ± 34.5#153.5 ± 18.6#
 Insulin (ng/mL) 1.6 ± 0.12.3 ± 1.01.0 ± 0.41.0 ± 0.6
 HOMA index 28.8 ± 1.9*16.2 ± 6.1#15.1 ± 7.9#38.4 ± 20.1*

Data are presented as mean ± S.E.M. from 6 animals per group. BW: body weight, KW: kidney weight, HOMA: homeostatic model assessment of insulin resistance, * indicates the significant differences from normal (ND), and # indicates the significant differences from T2DM rats.