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Table 5 Comparison of biochemical markers between post treatment days 15 and 30 within the groups

From: Comparative anti-inflammatory and lipid-normalizing effects of metformin and omega-3 fatty acids through modulation of transcription factors in diabetic rats

  Glucose Lipid profile Liver function test markers Renal function test markers
Cholesterol Triglyceride HDL LDL VLDL SGOT SGPT ALP Bilirubin Creatinine Urea Albumin Total protein
p value
 Control 0.951 0.833 0.469 0.550 0.550 0.469 0.395 0.037 0.017 1.000 0.612 0.709 0.638 0.192
 STZ 0.662 0.108 0.585 0.001 0.001 0.586 0.961 0.274 0.310 0.966 0.103 0.215 0.673 0.453
 Metformin 0.243 0.004 0.001 0.950 0.950 0.001 0.245 0.333 0.088 0.667 0.522 0.242 0.813 0.301
 Flax oil 0.118 0.007 0.005 0.001 0.001 0.005 0.454 0.170 0.014 0.425 0.600 0.001 0.272 0.123
 Fish oil 0.044 0.000 0.005 0.004 0.004 0.005 0.092 0.425 0.011 0.186 0.547 0.413 0.233 0.004
  1. HDL high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, LDL low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, VLDL very low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, SGOT serum glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase, SGPT serum glutamic pyruvic transaminase, ALP alkaline phosphatase . The p values in italics indicate significant differences in the biochemical markers, within the groups, between post treatment days 15 and 30