International Journal of Peptides / 2010 / Article / Tab 8

Review Article

Effect of Ghrelin on Glucose-Insulin Homeostasis: Therapeutic Implications

Table 8

Summary of putative ghrelin effect on glucose-insulin homeostasis and related physiological actions.

Ghrelin effects on glucose-insulin homeostasis

Increase glycemia
Decrease insulinemia
Increase food intake
Increase body weight and adiposity percentage
Increase GH secretion