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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 2 Effect of HFD and pomegranate extracts administration plasma glucose, insulin levels and index (HOMA-IR)

From: Anti-diabetic effects of pomegranate extracts in long-term high fructose-fat fed rats

  CG HFD HFD + PJ HFD + PL HFD + PP
Glucose (mg/dl) 90.5 ± 9.02** 129 ± 6.32 104.83 ± 9.17** 114 ± 9.40* 113.66 ± 14.26*
Insulin (μlU/ml) 30 ± 11.06** 54.60 ± 8.32 33 ± 6.84** 31 ± 6.93** 37 ± 7.14*
Insulin sensitivity index (HOMA-IR) 2600.5 ± 883.9** 7013.03 ± 1306.8 3459.20 ± 518.59** 3494.9 ± 697.9** 4270 ± 670.7**
  1. Results are shown as the mean ± SEM (n = 6). *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01 versus HFD group, HFD High Fructose-fat Diet, pomegranate leaves (PL), pomegranate juice (PJ) and pomegranate peel (PP)