Type 2 diabetes may be caused by gut bacteria





Studying gut bacteria can reveal a range of human illness. Now, new research shows that the composition of a person’s intestinal bacteria could play an important role in the development of type 2 diabetes. These results, from a joint European and Chinese research team, have just been published in the journal Nature.Production: Lasse Foghsgaard Mathias NielsenPhotography: Mathias NielsenSpeak: Carl Hagman

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