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High-fat diet inflames diabetic gut


People with Type 2 diabetes may want to reconsider their recommended low-carb, high-fat diets, according to a new study. 

“Fat content, whilst associated with weight gain, does not affect blood sugar levels. However, our studies show that meals with high fat content lead to a large amount of gut-derived bacteria in the blood and this was much higher in diabetic patients,” says Alison Harte, post-doctoral research fellow at the University of Warwick.

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