WebMD – Gut Bacteria Change and Kids’ Type 1 Diabetes

In some young children who develop type 1 diabetes, a change in normal stomach bacteria can precede the disease by a year, a small study has found. The findings, published Feb. 5 in the journal Cell, Host & Microbe, are based on just 33 children at increased genetic risk of type 1 diabetes . And experts stressed that it’s too early to tell what it all could mean.

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