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Table 4 Body weights of alloxan-induced diabetic rats before and after treatment with the aqueous extract from Cissus sicyoides (AECS)

From: Hypoglycemic and anti-lipemic effects of the aqueous extract from Cissus sicyoides

Group Body weight (g) % Death
  Before After  
Control 218.3 ± 4.30 (15) 169.3 ± 5.41 (10)* 33
AECS    
100 mg/kg, p.o. 288.8 ± 6.63 (15) 264.3 ± 14.45 (8) 47
200 mg/kg, p.o. 243.7 ± 7.63 (15) 208.7 ± 9.61 (7) 53
  1. Values are means ± SEM. Animals were administered daily with distilled water (controls) or AECS, for 7 days (see Methods, for details). *p < 0.05, as compared to the same group, 48 h after the alloxan injection (ANOVA and Tukey as the post hoc test).