Effect of cephalic glucose infusion on insulin secretion


The continous infusion of glucose (1 mg/kg/min) via the carotid artery in anesthetized dogs produces a biphasic pattern of insulin secretion. The first peak reaches a maximum 3 min after glucose infusion and drops to basal level at 7 min. As long as the glucose infusion persists a slow and mantained increase in insulin level in the pancreaticoduodenal vein… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00422318


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