Parameters Controls (n=8) Diabetics (n=8)
Length (cm) 16.33 ± 1.57 14.49 ± 0.61
Weight (g) 2.90 ± 0.42 2.51 ± 0.11
Circumference (cm) 2.60 ± 0.15 2.05 ± 0.10a
Area (cm2) 42.58 ± 5.04 29.91 ± 2.27a
aValues significantly different compared with controls (P < 0.05)
Table 29: Length, weight, circumference, and area of the colon in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats (according to Furlan et al. [503]; with own modification).