• Women who are obese while pregnant have triple the risk of a baby who develops type 2 diabetes

    1 month ago - By Daily Mail

    It's suspected by researchers led by Edinburgh University, who analysed the data of 120,000 women, that high blood sugar levels 'programme' adverse health outcomes.
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  • Prebiotic supplement increases C-peptide levels in children with type 1 diabetes

    Prebiotic supplement increases C-peptide levels in children with type 1 diabetes

    1 month ago - By Healio

    Children with type 1 diabetes assigned to a daily prebiotic powder supplement for 3 months experienced a “significant preservation” in C-peptide levels compared with children assigned to placebo, as well as increased intestinal permeability, according to findings from a small randomized controlled trial.
    “Prebiotics may be beneficial in children with type 1 diabetes by altering their intestinal microbiome,” Carol Huang, MD, PhD, FRCPC, associate professor in the department of pediatrics and biochemistry and molecular biology at the University of Calgary and head of the
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