Research Article

db/db Mice Exhibit Features of Human Type 2 Diabetes That Are Not Present in Weight-Matched C57BL/6J Mice Fed a Western Diet

Figure 4

Elevated corticosterone in serum of db/db mice but not WD-fed mice. Serum levels of leptin (a, b), corticosterone (c, d), and adiponectin (e, f) in C57BL/6J mice fed either control or Western diet for 4, 12, and 20 weeks (a, c, e) or 14-week-old db/+ and db/db mice (b, d, f). per group; means ± SEM. ; ; . CD: control diet; WD: Western diet; HFD.