Table 3: Metabolic data for control and diabetic groups. Data are expressed as mean ± SEM of data obtained from 10 rats in each group. C: control; D: diabetes mellitus; FF: fenofibrate; TBARS: thiobarbituric acid reactive substances; MPO: myeloperoxidase; SOD: superoxide dismutase; TNF-α: tumor necrosis factor-alpha. * versus C; # versus DM.

CDD + FFC + FF

Erythrocyte SOD (U/g hemoglobin)
Erythrocyte Catalase (U/g hemoglobin)
Liver SOD (U/mg protein)
Liver Catalase (U/mg protein)
Erythrocyte TBARS (nmol/g hemoglobin)
Liver TBARS (nmol/mg protein)
Aortic TBARS (nmol/mg protein)
Aortic MPO (U/g protein)
Serum TNF-α (pmol/L)
Serum Homocysteine (μmol/L)