Prolonged successful therapy for hyperinsulinaemic hypoglycaemia after gastric bypass: the pathophysiological role of GLP1 and its response to a somatostatin analogue

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K S Myint, J R Greenfield, I S Farooqi, E Henning, Jens Juul Holst, N Finer

Spontaneous hyperinsulinaemic hypoglycaemia following gastric bypass surgery (GBS) is increasingly recognised. However, its pathophysiology remains unclear. Some patients require pancreatectomy. Medical therapy with calcium channel blockers, acarbose and diazoxide has been reported to be beneficial but has variable adherence and response.
Original languageEnglish
JournalEuropean Journal of Endocrinology
Volume166
Issue number5
Pages (from-to)951-5
Number of pages5
ISSN0804-4643
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

    Research areas

  • Adult, Female, Gastric Bypass, Glucagon-Like Peptide 1, Humans, Nesidioblastosis, Octreotide, Somatostatin, Time Factors

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