Thóra B. Bödvarsdottir

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AIMS/HYPOTHESIS Gastrin has been implicated in islet growth/neogenesis, and proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) have been shown to increase endogenous gastrin levels in animals and humans. Therefore, we investigated the effect of PPIs in a model of type 2 diabetes, Psammomys obesus. METHODS P. obesus (morning blood glucose [mBG] 16.9 +/- 0.6 mmol/l) were(More)
BACKGROUND High doses of anti-inflammatory drugs, such as aspirin and salicylates, improve glucose metabolism in insulin resistant and type 2 diabetic patients. It has also been shown that the glucose lowering effect is related to the unspecific ability of these drugs to inhibit inhibitor kinaseβ (IKKβ). In this study we have investigated the effect of a(More)
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