Table 1: Clinical data.

NBody weight (g)Blood glucose level (mM)Insulin pmol/LC-peptide pmol/LIGF-1 ng/mL

2-monthControl8428 ± 195.0 ± 0.4455 ± 52710 ± 521785 ± 112
BB/Wor8348 ± 21*24.6 ± 2.2*57 ± 7*43 ± 12*1328 ± 87*
4-monthControl8429 ± 225.0 ± 0.3438 ± 27723 ± 12*
BB/Wor8375 ± 1523.9 ± 1.3*51 ± 6*<25*
7-monthControl9505 ± 375.3 ± 0.3526 ± 108727 ± 241182 ± 32
BB/Wor9370 ± 18*25.2 ± 1.7*153 ± 55*<25*778 ± 70*
10-monthControl8555 ± 295.0 ± 0.3506 ± 81687 ± 181192 ± 37
BB/Wor8400 ± 13*23.2 ± 1.3*84 ± 21*<25*747 ± 86*

Results are means ± SD. ; * versus respective control-rats.