Gut hormones and obesity: physiology and therapies.

Abstract

Over the past 30 years, it has been established that hormones produced by the gut, pancreas, and adipose tissue are key players in the control of body weight. These hormones act through a complex neuroendocrine system, including the hypothalamus, to regulate metabolism and energy homeostasis. In obesity, this homeostatic balance is disrupted, either through… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-407766-9.00007-9

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