Category Archives: diabetes

Neurons used to successfully regulate appetite and glucose levels in mice.


It is known that GCG peptides act in both the periphery and the CNS to change food intake, glucose homeostasis, and metabolic rate. Although the actions of GCG peptides produced in the gut and pancreas are well described, the role of glutamatergic GGC peptide–secreting neurons in regulating metabolism has not been investigated.  Now, a study from the University of Virginia

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