Published in Diabetes Week, July 11th, 2005
According to a study from Germany, "To gain further insight into the regulatory role of insulin and leptin on plasma ghrelin, 56 normal weight, 128 normo-insulinemic obese, 121 hyperinsulinemic obese, and 30 type 2 diabetic normo-insulinemic and 75 type 2 diabetic hyperinsulinemic obese patients were examined.
"In the obese subjects, basal hyperinsulinemia was associated with significantly lower ghrelin independent of BMI, age, and leptin. In normo-insulinemic (normal weight and normo-insulinemic obese) subjects,...
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