Tracing Fasting Glucose Fluxes with Unstressed Catheter Approach in Streptozotocin Induced Diabetic Rats
(a) Plasma glucose concentrations were observed for the 6 weeks after STZ or sodium citrate buffer treatment. (b and c) Intake of food and water per day in type 1 diabetic (T1D group) and nondiabetic rats (control group) after 6 weeks of treatment with STZ. (d) Nonfasting plasma insulin concentrations in type 1 diabetic and nondiabetic rats after 6 weeks of treatment with STZ. (e and f) T1D rats showed significantly reduced body weight along with dismal hair, irritability, and weakness after 6 weeks of treatment with STZ. **, * between the two groups.
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