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Medical News Today: Type 2 diabetes: Gut bacteria may influence drug effectiveness

New research investigating the effect of gut microbiota on the efficacy of type 2 diabetes drugs suggests that the composition of gut bacteria may explain why diabetes medications work for some people and not others. Our gut microbiome can inhibit or boost the action of anti-diabetes drugs. According to some estimates, over 415 million people… Read More »

Type 2 diabetes: How do fructose-sweetened drinks affect risk?

A new review of existing studies published in The BMJ finds that sugary drinks that contain fructose raise the risk of type 2 diabetes more than other fructose-containing foods. New research finds that ‘nutrient-poor’ sweetened drinks have a harmful effect on metabolic health when they add excess energy. A range of recent studies has pointed… Read More »