Probiotics Cut Autoimmunity 33% in Infants at Risk for Type 1 Diabetes

Infants who are at genetic risk of developing type 1 diabetes and who were given probiotics before 3 months of age had a 33% reduction in the risk of pancreatic beta-cell islet autoimmunity, according to new results from an ongoing international study in over 7000 children. Ulla Uusitalo, PhD, a nutritionist at the University of…

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Thrush, Probiotics & Diabetes: What You Need to Know

Thrush is a yeast infection otherwise known as candida albicans. Thrush affects warm, moist areas of the body such as the vagina, penis, mouth and certain areas of skin. People with diabetes are more prone to yeast infections such as thrush, because high sugar levels make ideal conditions in which for yeast to grow. Many people…

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