#Login Register


  • 1 Vote(s) - 4 Average
Home 


Childhood diabetes connected to compromized gut flora
03-25-2017, 08:00 PM #1
Octo Mother Superior
Posts:42,601 Threads:1,469 Joined:Feb 2011
Quote:Finnish study connects infants' intestinal microbes to childhood diabetes


One of the biggest answers to this question was hinted at by the study, conducted with nearly 300 Finnish, Estonian and Russian children by studying their faeces during their first three years of life. All the subjects had a genetic predisposition to diabetes.

The first result was a surprise that opened many doors to solving the puzzle.

"The composition of the microflora in children's intestines was extremely different in Russian and Finnish infants," Vatanen explains. "Finnish subjects began to develop autoantibodies to Type I diabetes, meaning the disease's early symptoms. Russian children did not develop the antibodies at all, despite having the same risk."

Vatanen's conclusion was that something in Finnish children's surroundings predisposes them to autoimmune illnesses. The Estonian infants' results were also eye-opening.

"A couple decades ago Type I diabetes incidence was very low in Estonia, but now it's almost as common as in Finland," Vatanen says.

A bacterial surface molecule called lipopolysaccharide (LPS) was a key difference. Finnish kids have much more of them than Russians, which is why Vatanen's team tested its link with diabetes.

"It is important in the first years of immune system development. In a way, intestinal microbes teach the body's immune system. If something goes wrong this early on, autoimmune diseases may become more common."

http://yle.fi/uutiset/osasto/news/finnis...es/9530493
03-26-2017, 12:50 AM #2
White Ribbon call me
Posts:9,779 Threads:371 Joined:Apr 2013
I'm not surprised..
03-26-2017, 01:32 AM #3
Octo Mother Superior
Posts:42,601 Threads:1,469 Joined:Feb 2011
Nope. And I expect a lot more of research the next few years connecting gut microbes to a lot of ailments, physical and mental.

Quote:Vatanen says to keep in mind that intestinal microflora are extremely complicated, and that the technology to study them has been around for only a few years.
03-26-2017, 02:14 AM #4
White Ribbon call me
Posts:9,779 Threads:371 Joined:Apr 2013
Kids probiotics from a young age. Too many things strip it straight away.. Air, food, toxins everywhere..

It's what Jesus would do..
03-26-2017, 02:32 AM #5
Octo Mother Superior
Posts:42,601 Threads:1,469 Joined:Feb 2011
Yes and excessive use of antibiotics for babies is obviously a horrible idea,

Poop transplants for everyone!
ohnobody Show this Post
03-26-2017, 03:11 AM #6
ohnobody Incognito Anonymous
 
Did anyone compare natural childbirth to C-section where the newborn is exposed to the contaminates in the vaginal area, because that's where studies have shown exposure to be critical in the formation of the composition of our makeup of
bacterial (read that we are a walking talking bacterial expression of our exposure at birth) inheritance at birth VS coming out through a sterilized surgical opening in the stomach?
03-26-2017, 03:43 AM #7
White Ribbon call me
Posts:9,779 Threads:371 Joined:Apr 2013
(03-26-2017, 03:11 AM)ohnobody Wrote:  Did anyone compare natural childbirth to C-section where the newborn is exposed to the contaminates in the vaginal area, because that's where studies have shown exposure to be critical in the formation of the composition of our makeup of
bacterial (read that we are a walking talking bacterial expression of our exposure at birth) inheritance at birth VS coming out through a sterilized surgical opening in the stomach?

That's interesting..



Home 




 



DISCLAIMER / Terms of Service (TOS):
Kritterbox.com - Socialize anonymously, commentary, discussion, oddities, technology, music and more!  This website is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied. kritterbox.com shall not be liable for any damages whatsoever, including, without limitation, those resulting from loss of use, data or profits, whether or not advised of the possibility of damage, and on any theory of liability, arising out of or in connection with the use or performance of this site or other documents which are referenced by or linked to this site.
This website exists solely for the purposes of exchange of information, communication and general entertainment. Opinions from posters are in no way endorsed by kritterbox.com. All posts on this website are the opinion of the authors and are not to be taken as statements of fact on behalf of kritterbox.com. This site may contain coarse language or other material that kritterbox.com is in no way responsible for. Material deemed to be offensive or pornographic at the discretion of kritterbox.com shall be removed. kritterbox.com reserves the right to modify, or remove posts and user accounts on this website at our discretion. kritterbox.com disclaims all liability for damages incurred directly or indirectly as a result of any material on this website. Fictitious posts and any similarity to any person living or dead is coincidental.
All users shall limit the insertion of any and all copyrighted material to portions of the article that are relevant to the point being made, with no more than 50%, and preferably less of the original source material. A link shall be visible in text format, embedded directly to the original source material without exception.
No third party links, i.e. blogs or forums will be accepted under any circumstances, and will be edited by staff in order to reflect the original source of copyrighted material, or be removed at the sole discretion of kritterbox.com.
Fair Use Notice:
This site may contain copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. Users may make such material available in an effort to advance awareness and understanding of issues relating to economics, individual rights, international affairs, liberty, science, and technology. This constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C.Section 107, the material on this site is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for educational and/or research purposes.
This Disclaimer is subject to change at any time at our discretion.
Copyright © 2011 - 2017 kritterbox.com