Table 1: Body weight and blood glucose levels of all groups.

Animal group Body weight (g)Blood glucose  (mg dL−1)
Before STZ injectionEnd experimentBefore sacrifice

Control (8)
Sham (9) **** ****
Vehicle (8) **** ****
DFE (8) **†† ****

Mean ± SEM ( ).
versus control, versus control, versus sham.