Gut bacteria linked to diabetes

Ask Rachna Chhachhi

muesli-502179_1280Earlier, the gut bacteria link to rheumatoid arthritis has been proven. And now, an elevated risk for developing type 2 diabetes in people who have more harmful intestinal bacteria has been proven, as per a research presented by University of Illinois at Chicago endocrinologist Dr. Irina Ciubotaru at the ENDO 2015 meeting in San Diego. This study provides additional reasons for doctors and nutritionists to recommend prebiotics and probiotics, which improve the growth and activity of helpful gut bacteria.

Our gut microbiota helps us digest food, fights infections and plays an important role in keeping the immune system healthy. It is greatly influenced by genetics, diet and other environmental factors. Previous research has implicated an unhealthy or unbalanced microbiota as a contributing factor to metabolic disorders, including obesity and diabetes, and the “leaky gut” and RA connection, specifically for patients who have candida, is well known. Hence, changing the mix of healthy bacteria can change…

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At 53 years old I am starting to realize how life changes both physically and emotionally. I strive for a life of simplicity. I am winning the battle with type II diabetes, created a plan to have all debt paid off in 4 years including the house, taking advantage of every opportunity to live life to it's fullest through adventures in nature, hiking, biking, loving and learning.
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2 Responses to Gut bacteria linked to diabetes

  1. Thanks for re-blogging! If you need any help with your diabetes, pl feel free to email me on askrachnachhachhi@gmail.com

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