Study links H. pylori infection to diabetes risk

10/25/2011 | MedConnect (Singapore)

People infected with the Helicobacter pylori bacterium were more than twice as likely to develop diabetes, a study of 1,800 older Latinos found. Another study revealed that the bacterium was positively associated with hemoglobin A1c levels in patients, indicating it may play a role in impaired glucose tolerance. The findings were presented at the annual meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America.

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