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Table 1

body weight (BW), water intake (WI, ml/mouse/day), feed intake (FI, g/mouse/day) in normal (N) or diabetic mice (D) treated with RA at 0, low, or high dose for 9 weeks. Values are mean ± SD, n = 8. a-cmeans in a row without a common letter differ statistically p < 0.05.

N D D + RA, low D + RA, high
BW 32.4 ± 0.9c 20.1 ± 1.1a 23.5 ± 0.6b 22.7 ± 0.8b
WI 2.3 ± 0.3a 6.5 ± 1.0c 5.1 ± 0.5b 4.5 ± 0.7b
FI 2.1 ± 0.5a 6.8 ± 0.8c 5.3 ± 0.6b 4.7 ± 0.4b