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Satiation: From Gut to Brain$
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Gerard P. Smith

Print publication date: 1998

Print ISBN-13: 9780195105155

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195105155.001.0001

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Insulin as a Satiating Signal

Insulin as a Satiating Signal

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(p.198) 8 Insulin as a Satiating Signal
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Satiation: From Gut to Brain
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DENNIS A. VANDERWEELE

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195105155.003.0008

This chapter analyses the satiating effect of pancreatic insulin. A series of experiments aimed at assessing insulin as a putative prandial satiety factor have been made and the chapter identifies the mechanism of action. The results of these investigations are reviewed. The chapter further discusses the status of insulin as a physiological satiating hormone and its potential for the treatment of human hyperphagia in obesity and eating disorders.

Keywords:   pancreatic insulin, experiments, physiological satiating hormone, human hyperphagia, obesity

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