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Hormone inhibits neuronal connections between the brain and pancreas in neurodevelopment.

The autonomic nervous system, made up of sympathetic and parasympathetic branches, is known to regulate blood glucose levels by directly controlling insulin secretion by the pancreas. Insulin secretion and blood glucose levels are also regulated by hormonal factors such as leptin.  Despite the critical role of the autonomic nervous system in the regulation of islet hormone secretion, little is known

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