Stomach hormone may treat diabetic neuropathy
from Renal and Urology News
Ghrelin, a peptide produced in the stomach, given as an intravenous (IV) injection may help combat diabetic neuropathy, according to Japanese investigators. The investigators presented data at the Endocrine Society's 92nd Annual Meeting showing that diabetes-related nerve damage of the feet and legs (polyneuropathy) improves after treatment with ghrelin.
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