Manipulation of Gut Hormones to Treat Obesity Related Diabetes

SUNY Upstate Medical University researchers have developed a novel treatment for Type 2 diabetes involving the gut hormones PYY and ghrelin. The two hormones work together to reduce feelings of hunger and the treatment induces weight loss. As obesity is a major causal factor of Type 2 diabetes, weight loss can mitigate or resolve the diabetic state. This treatment is a novel way to treat the disease.  More...

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