Diabetes Starts in the Intestines, According to Study

by Mark Benson on February 16, 2012

Diabetes comes from intestines

According to scientists at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, the origins of diabetes may be controlled from the intestines and this is where blood sugar can eventually be controlled in the long run.

The study results were found in laboratory mice and may debunk long-held theories and conclusions about the cause of this metabolic condition. Since insulin is produced in the pancreas and sugar is stored in the liver, scientists have focused on these important digestive system organs to find the cause of diabetes. [click to continue…]