Gut Hormones and Appetite Control: A Focus on PYY and GLP-1 as Therapeutic Targets in Obesity

@inproceedings{Silva2012GutHA,
  title={Gut Hormones and Appetite Control: A Focus on PYY and GLP-1 as Therapeutic Targets in Obesity},
  author={Akila De Silva and Stephen R. Bloom},
  booktitle={Gut and liver},
  year={2012}
}
The global obesity epidemic has resulted in significant morbidity and mortality. However, the medical treatment of obesity is limited. Gastric bypass is an effective surgical treatment but carries significant perioperative risks. The gut hormones, peptide tyrosine tyrosine (PYY) and glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1), are elevated following gastric bypass and have been shown to reduce food intake. They may provide new therapeutic targets. This review article provides an overview of the central… CONTINUE READING
Recent Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 28 times over the past 90 days. VIEW TWEETS

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 65 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 83 references

Gut hormone PYY(336) physiologically inhibits food intake

  • RL Batterham, MA Cowley, CJ Small
  • Nature
  • 2002
Highly Influential
9 Excerpts

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…