Repeated courses of certain antibiotics associated with increased diabetes risk
the ONA take:
Repeated use of penicillins, cephalosporins, quinolones, and macrolides may increase people's risk of developing type 2 diabetes by changing their gut flora, a recent study published in the European Journal of Endocrinology has shown.
Researchers from the Departments of Gastroenterology and Medical Oncology at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, analyzed data from over 200,000 diabetics in the UK prescribed antibiotics in the years before diagnosis and compared the number of antibiotic prescriptions to the number prescribed to 800,000 non-diabetics.
Results showed that patients who were prescribed at least two courses of penicillins, cephalosporins, quinolones, and macrolides were at an increased risk of being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes.
Researchers also found that the risk increased with repeated antibiotic courses. The researchers suggest that the association between antibiotic use and diabetes may be due to antibiotics altering the diversity of gut bacteria.
Researchers found no that suggests anti-virals or anti-fungals increase the risk of type 2 diabetes and minimal evidence to support a link between antibiotics and an increased risk of type 1 diabetes.
The findings emphasize the necessity to decrease the number of unnecessary antibiotic prescriptions.
Repeated use of antibiotics may increase people's risk of developing type 2 diabetes by changing their gut flora.
- Neurotoxicity After CAR T-cell Therapy May Be Associated With Endothelial Activation
- Navigation Programs Most Effective in Increasing Follow-up Colonoscopy
- New Class of Clinical Trial Enhances Research on Cancer Care Delivery
- Specialized Interventions Reduce Aberrant Opioid Behaviors in Cancer Patients
- Nivolumab Provides Better Long-Term Efficacy Compared With Docetaxel in NSCLC
- Anticancer Properties of The Probiotic Kefir: A Review
- Navigating the Transition From Treatment to Breast Cancer Survivor
- Combining Radiation, Immunotherapy: An Emerging Challenge for Oncology Nursing
- Naldemedine Effective for Opioid-Induced Constipation in Cancer Pain
- Disruptions to Circadian Rhythm Linked to Prostate Cancer Surgery Regret
- Case Report of a KIT-mutated Melanoma Patient With an Excellent Response to Apatinib and Temozolomide Combination Therapy
- Novel Predictive Model More Effectively Identifies Risk for Lung Cancer
- Long-Term Eltrombopag Increases Platelet Counts, Decreases Bleeding in ITP
- Overall Survival Increase for Melanoma Brain Metastases
- Prophylactic Prochloperazine Ineffective for Opioid-induced Nausea/Vomiting in Cancer
Sign Up for Free e-newsletters
Regimen and Drug Listings
GET FULL LISTINGS OF TREATMENT Regimens and Drug INFORMATION
|Head and Neck Cancer||Regimens||Drugs|