Diabetes Linked to Ulcer-Causing Bacteria, NYU Langone Medical Center Study

Published: Mar 15, 2012

The same bacterium responsible for most stomach ulcers may play a role in the development of Type 2 diabetes among overweight and obese adults, researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center are reporting today. And in the same way that antibiotics eradicate the bacterium and heal ulcers, antibiotics might eventually prove useful in diabetes prevention, they suggest in an article appearing in the Journal of Infectious Diseases.

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