Published in Telemedicine Week, June 1st, 2004
"The incretins, glucose-dependent insulinotropic peptide (GPI1-42 ) and glucagon-like peptide I (GLP-17-36 ), are involved in regulation of gastric emptying, glucose homeostasis, body fat regulation and the glucose-induced insulin secretion from the endocrine pancreas. After release in the circulation both peptides are rapidly degraded by the exopeptidase dipeptidyl peptidase IV (DP IV) to the inactive polypeptides GIP3-42 and...
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