Yamaguchi Y1, Adachi K, Sugiyama T, Shimozato A, Ebi M, Ogasawara N, Funaki Y, Goto C, Sasaki M, Kasugai K.
Digestion. 2016;94(2):66-72. Epub 2016 Aug 10.BACKGROUND/AIMS: Evidence suggests that intestinal microbiota, along with factors such as diet and host genetics, contributes to obesity, metabolic dysfunction and diabetes. Therefore, we examined the relationship between gut microbiota, blood metabolic markers, dietary habits and fecal short-chain fatty acids (SCFAs) in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM).METHODS: Dietary habits, blood and fecal samples from 59 T2DM patients were recruited, and the association of intestinal microbiota with metabolic markers and dietary habits was analyzed. Read More