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Glucagon-like peptide‐1, a peptide hormone secreted by cells of the distal ileum in response to food intake; formed by post-synthetic modification of proglucagon, and formerly known as enteroglucagon. Like GIP it stimulates insulin secretion before glucose has been absorbed, so that there is a higher insulin response to oral than to intravenous glucose. See also incretins.

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