Regular use of proton pump inhibitors may increase type 2 diabetes risk

The risk for developing type 2 diabetes rose with regular use of proton pump inhibitors, particularly for longer than 2 years, but the risk decreased when the drugs were discontinued, according to study results published in Gut.“Regular proton pump inhibitor use was likely to be associated with an increased risk of type 2 diabetes, particularly for those with prolonged use,” Jinqiu Yuan, PhD, of The Seventh Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat-sen University in Shenzhen, China, and colleagues wrote. “Owing to its wide usage, the overall number of diabetes cases associated withRead More

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