Microbiota-induced inflammation may trigger early-onset gestational diabetes

Gut microbial dysbiosis and resulting inflammation may play a role in the development of gestational diabetes mellitus as early as the first trimester of pregnancy, according to a report in Gut.“Recognition of women at risk of gestational diabetes at an early stage of pregnancy may allow specific recommendations for prevention of the disease currently by lifestyle modification and in the future perhaps by specific pre-, pro- and postbiotic supplementation,” Omry Koren, MSc, PhD, lead study author and professor of medicine at Bar-Ilan University in Israel, said in a related pressRead More