Figure 5: Lipid profile of both control and GDM group. Levels of total cholesterol, triglyceride, and LDL were higher in GDM group compared to control while level of HDL was higher in control compared to GDM group. Data shown as mean ± SD of four rats. For each parameter, a value with the asterisk signifies and the absence of asterisk indicates otherwise. value less than 0.01 was designated with two () asterisks, value less than 0.001 was designated with three () asterisks, and value less than 0.0001 was designated with four () asterisks.