Table 4: Effect of the root extract of U. chamae on body weight (g).

DaysControl (2% acacia)Glibenclamide (71 µg/kg)Pioglitazone (429 µ/kg)UC (100 mg/kg)UC (250 mg/kg)UC (400 mg/kg)Diabetic untreated

1146.0 ± 0.57124.0 ± 10.69153.0 ± 4.04139.3 ± 9.35156.0 ± 6.81124.7 ± 3.71131.3 ± 4.18
3144.7 ± 0.33115.7 ± 4.80152.0 ± 5.29135.3 ± 7.42154.3 ± 7.54123.3 ± 3.33130.0 ± 5.29
5140.7 ± 2.33119.7 ± 4.91129.7 ± 1.86111.7 ± 7.88143.7 ± 7.3119.0 ± 2.65125.0 ± 2.89
7144.0 ± 2.08122.7 ± 5.90131.0 ± 2.65122.7 ± 3.71143.7 ± 5.78117.3 ± 1.76119.3 ± 4.26
9144.7 ± 2.67118.3 ± 9.28127.3 ± 2.91113.7 ± 5.81132.3 ± 6.69114.7 ± 2.91107.3 ± 4.06
11145.0 ± 2.65131.3 ± 7.69127.3 ± 2.90114.3 ± 3.48109.7 ± 4.84110.0 ± 2.65115.3 ± 4.33
13149.7 ± 3.18132.0 ± 3.61141.3 ± 2.60112.3 ± 1.45136.0 ± 5.69107.0 ± 5.57109.3 ± 3.71
15155.0 ± 3.51133.3 ± 1.76141.7 ± 2.85103.7 ± 2.33137.3 ± 1.20106.3 ± 8.95116.0 ± 5.51

Significant difference (; ) between the mean ± SEM of test groups vs. control. UC: Uvaria chamae.