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What role does the gut play in type 2 diabetes?

20:00 EDT 2 Aug 2017 | AAAS

(Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News) In the destructive cycle that leads to and perpetuates type 2 diabetes, driven by overeating, excessive blood glucose, defective pancreatic beta cell function, and imbalances in insulin-regulating hormone levels, the gut appears to play a key role.

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