Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, January 16th, 2006
"Amylin is a novel 37 amino acid peptide hormone that is cosecreted with insulin from the pancreas in response to food intake. As a potent inhibitor of gastric emptying it plays an important role in the control of carbohydrate absorption. Feed intolerance is common in infants of diabetic mothers (IDM)," scientists in England report.
V. Kairamkonda and colleagues working with the Leicester Royal Infirm proposed "[t]o establish a normal range of amylin levels in healthy neonates, and to determine whether serum amylin levels are raised in IDM. A serial sample of 221 infants >28 weeks...
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