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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

Read the official University of Copenhagen press release: http://news.ku.dk/all_news/2012/2012.9/gut-bacteria-could-cause-diabetes/

Read the scientific article in the journal Nature: http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v490/n7418/full/nature11450.html


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