Do Interactions Between Gut Ecology and Environmental Chemicals Contribute to Obesity and Diabetes?

@inproceedings{Snedeker2012DoIB,
  title={Do Interactions Between Gut Ecology and Environmental Chemicals Contribute to Obesity and Diabetes?},
  author={Suzanne M. Snedeker and Anthony G. Hay},
  booktitle={Environmental health perspectives},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Gut microbiota are important factors in obesity and diabetes, yet little is known about their role in the toxicodynamics of environmental chemicals, including those recently found to be obesogenic and diabetogenic. OBJECTIVES We integrated evidence that independently links gut ecology and environmental chemicals to obesity and diabetes, providing a framework for suggesting how these environmental factors may interact with these diseases, and identified future research needs… CONTINUE READING
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