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    Should Gastroenterologists Treat Diabetes?

    An American doctor has rather controversially spoken out to suggest that gastroenterologists and endoscopic technologies should be used to treat diabetes. Ian Taylor, MD, PhD, spoke on the subject at this year’s Digestive Disease Week meeting, where he also took over the presidency of the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA). “I think it’s time for gastroenterologists […]

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    Link between Coeliac Disease and Type 1 Diabetes

    UK Scientists  have identified a link between coeliac disease, the food intolerance disorder, and type 1 diabetes. The study, partly funded by the JuvenileDiabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), showed that both conditions shared a common genetic origin, which suggested that they may also be brought on by similar environmental factors. This lead the researchers to claim that the protein gluten, which is […]