‘Non-nutritive components of ultra-processed foods are likely causes of widespread gut issues’

This is quite a long read but (I thought) an interesting one and I’ve only shown the first part, see link below for the full article. “Ultra-processed foods as a possible culprit for the rising prevalence of inflammatory bowel diseases.Inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) are chronic inflammatory disorders of the gastrointestinal tract, and the exact pathogenesis … Read more

Supreme Court Appears Fully Ready to Gut Affirmative Action

This article was originally published by Vanity Fair.  Nearly 20 years ago, the Supreme Court ruled in Grutter v. Bollinger that student body diversity is a national priority that justifies the consideration of race in university admissions. “Effective participation by members of all racial and ethnic groups in the civic life of our Nation is … Read more

Savvy Updates, 10/31/22: Dexcom Profit Surges, New Islet Cell Transplant Method, Almonds and Gut Microbiome, Breath Vapors Algorithm into BG Readings

Dexcom Q3 profit surges as CGM maker prepares for G7 launch in U.S. was reported by Elise Reuter for MedTechDive.com, 28 October 2022. The company expects to begin selling its newest continuous glucose monitor in the first quarter of 2023 if it receives FDA approval this year. Dexcom reported another quarter of double-digit revenue growth, driven by … Read more

Type 1 Diabetes Complications and the Gut Microbiome

New research has suggested that type 1 diabetes complications are associated with changes to the gut microbiome, the collection of dozens of trillions of microscopic organisms that live in our body. In the study, patients with long-term complications of diabetes – including kidney disease, retinopathy, and higher A1C – showed greater changes to their gut microbiome composition … Read more

Savvy Updates, 10/17/22: Dexcom G7 Global Rollout, T2D Drugs Help T1Ds, BefA Gut Bacteria & Beta Cell Production, FDA TAP Pilot Program for New D Devices

Dexcom Announces Global Rollout of G7, as reported by Andrew Briskin for diaTribe.org, 10 October 2022. Dexcom, one of the leading manufacturers of CGM, announced on Oct. 4 that its latest product, the Dexcom G7, is now available for people with diabetes, ages 2 and up, in five additional countries: United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, Austria, and Hong … Read more

The end to mandatory Covid isolation is a gut punch for medically vulnerable Australians | Craig Wallace

Last week’s announcement that the government intends to end mandatory isolation requirements was a gut punch for medically vulnerable people, especially towards the end of a long hard year that exposed what many felt was a disconnect between reality and the decisions of governments and public health authorities. More than 15,000 people have died in … Read more

Savvy Updates, 9/19/22: Investor Lawsuit against Medtronic, Synthetic Human Gut Microbiome, Sex of Researcher Affects Study Outcomes, Loss of “Caring” in Healthcare

Investor lawsuit accuses Medtronic of failing to disclose insulin pump problems was posted by Mick Paul Taylor for MedTechDive.com, 13 September 2022.   Investors have accused Medtronic of failing to disclose problems with its insulin pump business that led to the delay of a product previously tipped to drive growth. The securities fraud class action lawsuit focuses on … Read more

Impact of biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch on glucose homeostasis and gut hormones and their correlations to appetite

Abstract Background Biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch (BPD/DS) results in life-long changes in gastrointestinal physiology with unclear associations to appetite perception. Objectives Explore mixed meal-induced changes in glucose homeostasis and gut hormones, and their correlations to appetite perception. Setting University Hospital. Methods Of 28 patients studied pre-operatively (38.4 ±11.3 years, BMI 56.5 ±5.1 kg/m2, 14 … Read more

Savvy Eating/Gut, 8/17/22: Gut Microbiome & T1D, Monk Fruit as Prebiotic Sweetener, Mental Fatigue & T1D

All About your Gut Microbiome was shared by Marissa Town for ChildrenWithDiabetes.com, 10 August 2022.   The onset of type 1 diabetes and other autoimmune illnesses typically involves some environmental trigger combined with a genetic risk. Some researchers believe that the microbiome and its health could affect the development of autoimmune conditions. According to recent research, … Read more