TITLE

Incretin Effects on β-Cell Function, Replication, and Mass

AUTHOR(S)
GARBER, ALAN J.
PUB. DATE
May 2011
SOURCE
Diabetes Care;May2011 Supplement 2, Vol. 34, pS258
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the effects of incretin on the function, replication and mass of β-cell. Released from the gastrointestinal tract after a meal, incretin hormones enhance glucose-dependent insulin secretion from the pancreas and help in the overall regulation of glucose homeostasis. The two phases in which insulin secretion with meals occurs include the reduction of basal glucagon secretion and commencement for 10 minutes or after glucose exposure which is sustained until normoglycemia.
ACCESSION #
61968021

 

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