Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, October 2nd, 2006
According to recent research published in the journal Diabetes Obesity & Metabolism, "Ghrelin is a 28-amino-acid peptide, predominantly produced by the stomach. There are several studies that suggest the importance of ghrelin in obesity. However, the pancreatic endocrine response to ghrelin in obesity is unclear at present. The aim of this study was to clarify whether ghrelin administration influences glucose and insulin levels in obese patients."
"Six obese female patients (31±3.4 year) with a BMI of 36.1±7.7 kg/m2 were...
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