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Antibiotic Use Linked to Type 2 Diabetes Diagnosis | Endocrine Society

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“In our research, we found people who have Type 2 diabetes used significantly more antibiotics up to 15 years prior to diagnosis compared to healthy controls,” said one of the study’s authors, Kristian Hallundbæk Mikkelsen, MD, of Gentofte Hospital in Hellerup, Denmark. “Although we cannot infer causality from this study, the findings raise the possibility that antibiotics could raise the risk of Type 2 diabetes. Another equally compelling explanation may be that people develop Type 2 diabetes over the course of years and face a greater risk of infection during that time.”

https://www.endocrine.org/news-room/current-press-releases/antibiotic-use-linked-to-type-2-diabetes-diagnosis