Type 1 Diabetes: Gut Bugs May Influence Autoimmune Processes, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen Study
3/12/2014 7:18:33 AM
The interactions of the gut microbiota in children with typical diabetes autoantibodies differ from that in healthy children. The fact that these differences already exist before antibodies are detectable in the blood adds to the growing evidence that microbial DNA, the so-called microbiome, may be involved in the development of autoimmune processes. Scientists from the Helmholtz Zentrum München have published their findings in the specialist journal Diabetes.
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