Host-Microbe Composition in Prediabetes and Type 2 Diabetes
May 23, 2020
Editor: David L. Joffe, BSPharm, CDE, FACA
Author: Maya Rudolph, Florida A&M University, College of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences, PharmD Candidate
Researchers have investigated that patients with prediabetes show differences in human host markers and gut microbiome compared to healthy patients. Physiological stresses, such as viral infections, can also contribute to the onset of diabetes. Researchers are unsure how healthy patients and those with prediabetes differ at baseline or change over time due to individual responses to stress or responses dependent upon insulin-resistance status.
A longitudinal analysis was conducted to understand better the biological processes of healthy patients and those in the earliest stages of type 2 diabetes when dealing with glucose impairment....
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