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Table 4 Effect of treatments on blood glucose, HbA1c, serum C-peptide, insulin, IL-6 and TNF−α

From: Hypoglycemic and pancreatic protective effects of Portulaca oleracea extract in alloxan induced diabetic rats

  Group I
(Control)
Group II (PO-Control) Group III
(Diabetic)
Group IV (PO-diabetic)
Blood Glucose 119.8 ± 1.0 109.0 ± 1.3 a293.2 ± 2.4 a,b125.0 ± 1.3
C peptide (ng/mL) 0.97 ± 0.03 1.00 ± 0.04 a,0.48 ± 0.02 b0.94 ± 0.02
Hb A1c (%) 4.99 ± 0.06 5.01 ± 0.07 a10.35 ± 0.12 a,b6.97 ± 0.02
Insulin (mIU/L) 35.50 ± 0.09 36.02 ± 0.08 a18.97 ± 0.09 b33.50 ± 0.08
TNFa (pg/ml) 34.90 ± 0.17 34.77 ± 0.21 a49.70 ± 0.55 b35.20 ± 0.24
IL- 6 (pg/ml) 15.02 ± 0.13 14.91 ± 0.12 a28.90 ± 0.34 b16.26 ± 0.17
  1. Values are presented as means ± SEM
  2. aValue significantly different vs. PO- control group or bfrom diabetic group, at P < 0.05