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Table 1 Fasting blood glucose, plasma insulin and serum liver enzymes concentrations in lean, overweight and newly-diagnosed diabetic cats at baseline

From: Differential circulating concentrations of adipokines, glucagon and adropin in a clinical population of lean, overweight and diabetic cats

  Reference Lean Overweight Diabetic
Glucose (mmol/L) 3.5–8.1 3.99 ± 0.16 4.45 ± 0.46 21.07 ± 1.25
Insulin (pmol/L) N.A. 65.20 ± 16.43 80.92 ± 23.58 47.38 ± 15.20
aALP (U/L) 11–56 27.12 ± 2.15 24.82 ± 2.20 55.70 ± 5.56
bALT (U/L) 30–120 66 ± 6.82 63.09 ± 7.96 90.60 ± 25.43
cGGT (U/L) 0–6 0.25 ± 0.16 0 ± 0 0.20 ± 0.13
dGLDH (U/L) 1–5 2 ± 0.37 2.64 ± 0.43 23.56 ± 14.65
eBUN (mmol/L) 6–11.4 8.77 ± 0.89 9.74 ± 0.53 8.30 ± 0.56
Albumin (g/L) 27–39 37.88 ± 1.57 38.09 ± 0.80 37.90 ± 1.15
Bilirubin (μmol/L) 0–2 1.35 ± 0.35 1.49 ± 0.22 1.53 ± 0.15
  1. Values are expressed as mean ± SEM, n = 10–11/group
  2. aAlkaline phosphatase
  3. bAlanine aminotransferase
  4. cGamma-glutamyl transferase
  5. dGlutamate dehydrogenase
  6. e Blood Urea nitrogen