Research Article

Studies on the Antidiabetic Activities of Cordyceps militaris Extract in Diet-Streptozotocin-Induced Diabetic Sprague-Dawley Rats

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Diet-STZ-induced diabetic rats were treated with or without 120 mg/kg metformin (DH) and Cordyceps militaris extracts at various doses for 3 weeks. Serum BUN (a), UA (b), protein concentration (c), and creatinine (d) levels in all groups were detected. Data are expressed as mean ± SD ( ) and analyzed using one-way ANOVA followed by Dunn’s test. versus controls, versus DM group. CT: control rats; DM: diabetic rats; DH: metformin; AE: alcohol extract; WE: water extract; BUN: blood urea nitrogen; UA: uric acid.