Effect of insulin on small intestinal transit in normal mice is independent of blood glucose level

@article{Reddy2006EffectOI,
  title={Effect of insulin on small intestinal transit in normal mice is independent of blood glucose level},
  author={Peddyreddy Murali Krishna Reddy and Steven Aibor Dkhar and Ramaswamy Subramanian},
  journal={BMC Pharmacology},
  year={2006},
  volume={6},
  pages={4 - 4}
}
BACKGROUND Insulin is the drug of choice in the management of diabetes mellitus (DM). About 76 % of diabetic patients suffer from gastrointestinal (GI) disorders. Therapy of DM with insulin primarily involves lowering of elevated blood glucose levels. Hence, on any organ in addition to insulin's effect, hypoglycaemic effect also prevails. A systematic study exploring the effect of insulin on small intestinal transit in normal laboratory animals is lacking. Hence, in the present study, the… CONTINUE READING