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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 1 Effects of the MEWL on blood glucose levels of diabetic mice in OGTT

From: Antidiabetic effect of Wedelia chinensis leaf extract in alloxan induced Swiss albino diabetic mice

Animal groups Dose mg/kg BW Blood glucose levels (mg/dl)
Minute after a single dose administration of extracts or drugs
0 30 60 90 120
Normal control 5.1 ± 0.9 7.1 ± 1.5 6.9 ± 1.2 5.6 ± 0.9 4.2 ± 0.6
Diabetic control 13.5 ± 2.1 19.5 ± 3.6 23.9 ± 3.0 16.3 ± 3.1 14.2 ± 1.9
Positive control 5 6.8 ± 1.4 9.3 ± 2.0 10.1 ± 2.2 8.6 ± 1.5 6.4 ± 1.7
 MEWL 100 8.2 ± 0.9 13.6 ± 1.7* 12.7 ± 2.8* 10.8 ± 2.0* 8.8 ± 2.1*
 MEWL 200 9.3 ± 2.3 14.8 ± 3.7* 11.6 ± 1.7* 9.4 ± 1.4* 6.1 ± 1.8*
  1. All values are expressed as mean ± SD (n; number mice = 5). Here “*” indicates p < 0.01 compared to diabetic control mice