• Disordered eating, insulin restriction reduce beneficial gut microbes

    1 month ago - By Healio

    Disordered eating and insulin restriction were associated with a reduced abundance of short-chain fatty acid-producing gut microbes among young adults with type 1 diabetes with overweight or obesity, researchers reported.
    “Our data provide preliminary evidence that disordered eating may reduce the proportion of gut microbes that produce short-chain fatty acids in people with type 1 diabetes,” Daria Igudesman, PhD, RD, postdoctoral fellow in the department of nutrition at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the AdventHealth Translational Research Institute, Orlando,
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