Gastrointestinal satiety signals

  title={Gastrointestinal satiety signals},
  author={Owais B. Chaudhri and Benjamin C. T. Field and Stephen R. Bloom},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity},
Obesity constitutes a major global healthcare challenge. The morbidity, mortality, and socioeconomic costs of obesity are considerable. No currently available medical therapy delivers substantial, sustainable weight loss. The need to better understand the mechanisms of appetite regulation is therefore clear. Over the last 20 years, peptide hormones released from the gastrointestinal tract in response to nutritional stimuli have come to be recognized as important physiological regulators of… CONTINUE READING