Insulin reverses hypertension and hypothalamic depression in streptozotocin diabetic rats.


Daily subcutaneous injections of lente insulin reduced the hypertension and bradycardia which developed consistently in streptozotocin diabetic rats. Insulin-treated rats also became less hyperglycemic, drank less water, and gained weight faster than untreated diabetic controls. Behavioral and tachycardiac effects elicited by electrical stimulation of the… (More)


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