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Clinical Autonomic Research

, 16:55 | Cite as

Acute effects of C-peptide on gastric emptying in longstanding type 1 diabetes

  • Julie E. Stevens
  • Antonietta Russo
  • Carol A. Delaney
  • Peter J. Collins
  • Michael Horowitz
  • Karen L. JonesEmail author
RESEARCH LETTER

Abstract

Gastric emptying (GE) of a solid (100 g beef) and liquid (150 ml 10 % dextrose) meal was measured in eight patients with type 1 diabetes during intravenous infusion of C-peptide (6pmol/kg/ min) or isotonic saline. C-peptide had no effect on either solid or liquid GE.

Key words

C-peptide gastric emptying autonomic function type 1 diabetes 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Julie E. Stevens
    • 1
  • Antonietta Russo
    • 1
  • Carol A. Delaney
    • 2
  • Peter J. Collins
    • 3
  • Michael Horowitz
    • 1
  • Karen L. Jones
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.NH&MRC/Diabetes Australia Senior Research, Fellow Dept. of MedicineUniversity of Adelaide Royal Adelaide Hospital North TerraceAdelaide (SA) 5000Australia
  2. 2.International Diabetes InstituteCaulfield (VIC)Australia
  3. 3.Dept. of Nuclear MedicinePET and Bone DensitometryAdelaide (SA)Australia

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