Figure 2: Effects of progressive resistance exercise training performed for 8 weeks on kidney. A) Kidney weight corrected by body weight was lower in exercised diabetic animals after progressive resistance exercise training; B) Progressive resistance exercise training decreased proteinuria in exercised diabetic animals; C)Protein expression of podocin was lower in diabetic animals when compared to exercised diabetic animals (5 animals/group). Data are reported as means ± SEM.Two way ANOVA, *p<0.05, **p<0.01, ***p<0.001.