Antibiotic Use and Diabetes Risk

By on June 14, 2015 in Diabetes with 0 Comments

antibiotics and microbiome connection

We all know how the overuse of antibiotics can lead to antibiotic resistance and hard to treat infections, but unnecessary over use of antibiotics has also been linked to a significant increase in the risk of developing diabetes! Other studies have also shown a link between antibiotic use and obesity, inflammatory conditions, and autoimmune disease. Once again, the likely culprit may be the altercation of our normal gut micro-biome.


Repeated Antibiotics Raise Diabetes Risk on Live Science 
Microbiome May Drive the Course of Diabetes and Obesity from Clinical Endocrinology News 


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