Gastrointestinal Hormones, Intestinal Microbiota and Metabolic Homeostasis in Obese Patients: Effect of Bariatric Surgery.

@article{Federico2016GastrointestinalHI,
  title={Gastrointestinal Hormones, Intestinal Microbiota and Metabolic Homeostasis in Obese Patients: Effect of Bariatric Surgery.},
  author={Alessandro Federico and Marcello Dallio and Salvatore Tolone and Antonietta Gerarda Gravina and Vania Patrone and Marco Romano and Concetta Tuccillo and Anna Licia Mozzillo and Vincenzo Amoroso and Gabriella Misso and Lorenzo Morelli and Ludovico Docimo and Carmelina Loguercio},
  journal={In vivo},
  year={2016},
  volume={30 3},
  pages={321-30}
}
BACKGROUND/AIM Bariatric surgery has proven efficacy in the modulation of a number of gut peptides that can contribute to improvement of diabetes and its associated metabolic changes. In order to evaluate dietary intake, nutritional assessment and plasma levels of gastrointestinal peptides, we enrolled severely obese patients before and after bariatric surgery. PATIENTS AND METHODS We evaluated food intake, plasma levels of peptide YY (PYY), glucagon-like peptide-1/2 (GLP-1/2), ghrelin (GHR… CONTINUE READING