Effect of a physiological insulin infusion on the cardiovascular responses to a high fat meal: evidence supporting a role for insulin in modulating postprandial cardiovascular homoeostasis in man.

1. While the haemodynamic adjustments occurring after meal ingestion and the different effects of meals of different composition on these changes are well established, the mechanisms underlying these changes are less clear. Insulin, which has been shown to be both a positive inotrope and to stimulate vasodilatation in the skeletal muscle vascular bed, may… CONTINUE READING