- GIP and GLP-1 are responsible for stimulating the production of insulin to regulate the metabolism of carbohydrates.
- Other hormones are involved in slowing down the movement of food through the stomach.
- CKK and PYY are vital in reducing the feeling of hunger. (Increased PYY causes a loss of appetite and is particularly high in patients who have a gastric band fitted to reduce the size of the stomach.)
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