Research Article

Effects of Dietary Supplementation with Agaricus sylvaticus Schaeffer on Glycemia and Cholesterol after Streptozotocin-Induced Diabetes in Rats

Table 2

Area of pancreatic islet and number of nuclei in total area of 110,000 μm2.

Experimental groupsMean islet area (μm2)Maximum diameter (μm2)Minimum diameter (μm2)Mean number of nuclei per islet

C and CA410.51096.7365.357.3*

Legend: C: control; CA: control + A. sylvaticus; D: diabetic; DA: diabetic + A. sylvaticus. *Statistically nonsignificant, **statistically significant (Kruskal-Wallis test, level of significance = 0.05).