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Gut hormone 'could cure obesity crisis by suppressing appetite' Hungry Professor Raj Padwal from the University of Alberta said overweight people should still make lifestyle changes, despite the advent of new fat-busting drugs An appetite-suppressing gut hormone could help obese patients to both shed weight and lower their blood pressure. Glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) is a hormone that is secreted from the intestine when we eat. It was recently introduced as a treatment for patients with type 2 diabetes because of its ability to regulate blood sugar levels