glucagon-like insulinotropic peptide

glucagon-like insulinotropic peptide

A natural fragment of glucagon-like peptide-1–GLP-1, which itself is a fragment of proglucagon; GLIP is antidiabetogenic and ↓ post-prandial release of insulin, glucagon, and somatostatin, ↓ insulin requirements
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Mark Gutniak of Stockholm's Vallingby Medical Center, stated that therapeutic plasma levels of glucagon-like insulinotropic peptide (GLP-1), a natural peptide hormone that influences insulin secretion and glucose metabolism, can be achieved by applying a small tablet between the lip and gum.