Intestinal microbiota and faecal transplantation as treatment modality for insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes mellitus.

@article{Udayappan2014IntestinalMA,
  title={Intestinal microbiota and faecal transplantation as treatment modality for insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes mellitus.},
  author={Shanthadevi D Udayappan and Annick V. Hartstra and Geesje M Dallinga-Thie and Max Nieuwdorp},
  journal={Clinical and experimental immunology},
  year={2014},
  volume={177 1},
  pages={
          24-9
        }
}
The prevalence of obesity and diabetes mellitus type 2 is increasing rapidly around the globe. Recent insights have generated an entirely new perspective that the intestinal microbiota may play a significant role in the development of these metabolic disorders. Alterations in the intestinal microbiota composition promote systemic inflammation that is a hallmark of obesity and subsequent insulin resistance. Thus, it is important to understand the reciprocal relationship between intestinal… CONTINUE READING
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