[Endocrine pancreas function and diabetes mellitus].Acta Med Austriaca. 1978; 5(3):75-9.AM
Carbohydrate metabolism is regulated by the anabolic action of insulin and by the catabolic effect of glucagon. Catabolic actions predominate in diabetes mellitus. Somatostatin exeits a diabetogenic action by inhibition of insulin release. The physiologic role of pancreatic polypeptide is unknown.