Karina Rahr Hjøllund

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INTRODUCTION GLP-1 is secreted from the gut upon nutrient intake and stimulates insulin secretion. The lymph draining the intestine may transport high levels of GLP-1 to the systemic circulation before it is metabolized by DPP-4. The aims of this study were to investigate to what extent the lymphatic system might contribute to the final level(s) of systemic(More)
What is the central question of this study? We investigated whether intestinal vagal afferents are necessary for the insulinotropic effect of glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) infused into a mesenteric artery or a peripheral vein before and after acute truncal vagotomy. What is the main finding and its importance? We found no effect of truncal vagotomy on the(More)
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