H. pylori infection linked to elevated A1C levels

03/14/2012 | MedPage Today (free registration)

A study in the Journal of Infectious Diseases found Helicobacter pylori infection was tied to elevated blood glucose levels and infection in combination with a higher BMI was tied to even higher A1C levels. The researchers said more studies are needed to determine the effect of H. pylori treatment on A1C levels and diabetes.

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