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Table 1 Parameters which change in the three scenarios; parameters values pre-surgery and for each hypothesis are show

From: Bariatric surgery and T2DM improvement mechanisms: a mathematical model

   Pre-surgery Post-surgery  Definition 
   Hypothesis  
Parameters   Lower-intestinal (GLP-1) Upper-intestinal (Anti-incretin) Ghrelin  
Nmeals 1 1 1 1 meal n.1 is simulated
M1 500 500 500 500 amount of glucose in the meal
ATmin 25 25 0 25 plasmatic anti-incretin basal level
Amax 500 500 0 500 maximum amount of anti-incretin
HTmin 150 150 150 0 plasmatic ghrelin basal level
Hmax 300 300 300 0 maximum amount of ghrelin
Hmin 29.6 29.6 29.6 0 minimum amount of ghrelin
kds 0.02 0 0.02 0.02 transfer rate from stomach to duodenum
kls 0 0.02 0 0 transfer rate from stomach to ileum
kld 0.02 0 0.02 0.02 transfer rate from duodenum to ileum
kgd 0.02 0 0.02 0.02 transfer rate from duodenum to plasma glucose