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Obese children display constant hyperinsulinism and, frequently, hyperphagia. In animals, lesions of the hypothalamic system affect simultaneously the circadian rhythm of insulin secretion and of food intake. In this study, circadian metabolic rhythm was examined in obese and non-obese children, by two different protocols. (1) Oral glucose tolerance tests(More)
The diagnosis of insufficiency of exocrine pancreatic secretion was made in two infants after demonstration of a marked decrease in the flow rate of enzyme secretions during the duodenal infusion of milk and after the IV injection of C.C.K.-P.Z. The two infants had a normal sweat test. One had pancreatic lipomatosis with neuropaenia, whilst the other had(More)
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