The effect of oxytocin infusion on adenohypophysial and adrenal cortical responses to insulin-induced hypoglycaemia.

Abstract

The responses of plasma adrenocorticotrophin (ACTH), cortisol, growth hormone (GH) and prolactin to insulin-induced hypoglycaemia were studied in six lean male subjects (age 22-29 years). Intravenous insulin tests were performed with and without oxytocin infusion. Blood sugar nadir occurred at the onset of symptoms (time S) with no significant differences… (More)

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