New research on Type 1 Diabetes and Fecal (Poop) Transplants

Researchers in Europe and the US have published results suggesting that the progression of type 1 diabetes may be slowed by fecal transplants (yes, swapping poop) "FMT halts decline in endogenous insulin production in recently diagnosed patients with T1D in 12 months after disease onset. Several microbiota-derived plasma metabolites and bacterial strains were linked to … Continue reading New research on Type 1 Diabetes and Fecal (Poop) Transplants

What is a Probiotic CFU?

We previously alluded to what a probioticĀ is in our post here More here: Probiotics are microorganisms with potential health benefits. They may be used to prevent and treat antibiotic-associated diarrhea and acute infectious diarrhea. They may also be effective in relieving symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome, and in treating atopic dermatitis in children. Species commonly … Continue reading What is a Probiotic CFU?