Navigation Links
Wheat Consumption May Contribute to Diabetes
Date:8/26/2009

Overreaction in gut noted in study of people with type 1 version of disease

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 26 (HealthDay News) -- An abnormal immune response to wheat proteins may contribute to type 1 diabetes, Canadian researchers say.

Their study of 42 people with type 1 diabetes found that nearly half had immune system T-cells that overreacted to wheat. The researchers also identified genes associated with this abnormal immune response.

"The immune system has to find the perfect balance to defend the body against foreign invaders without hurting itself or overreacting to the environment, and this can be particularly challenging in the gut, where there is an abundance of food and bacteria," study author Dr. Fraser Scott, a senior scientist at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute and professor of medicine at the University of Ottawa, said in a hospital news release.

"Our research suggests that people with certain genes may be more likely to develop an overreaction to wheat and possibly other foods in the gut, and this may tip the balance with the immune system and make the body more likely to develop other immune problems, such as type 1 diabetes," he explained.

The study appears in the August issue of Diabetes.

"These observations add to the accumulating evidence that the gut is an active player in the diabetes disease process," Dr. Mikael Knip of Finland wrote in an accompanying editorial.

More information

The U.S. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases has more about diabetes.



-- Robert Preidt



SOURCE: Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, news release, Aug. 20, 2009


'/>"/>
Copyright©2009 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Type 1 diabetes linked to immune response to wheat
2. Now Available Online, Beneficial Recipe Book Offers Wheat-Free, Gluten-Free Options for Healthy Living
3. Parents Can Educate Kids in the Kitchen With Cookbook from Chef Gale Gand and Wheat Foods Council
4. AMN Healthcare Services Elects Douglas D. Wheat as Chairman of the Board
5. Dempsters Smart(TM) 100% Whole Grain Wheat Bread Launched With lifesDHA(TM)
6. NutraCea-Sponsored Study Demonstrates Benefits of Replacing Wheat Flour with Stabilized Rice Bran (SRB) in Battered and Fried Product Applications
7. Help Your Kids Earn an A for Attentiveness with a Bowl of Frosted Mini- Wheats(R) Cereal for Breakfast
8. New DuPont(TM) Agility(TM) SG Herbicide Offers Wheat Growers Answers to Changing Weed Control Needs
9. New research: Consumption of sugar substitutes assists in long-term weight control
10. Withdrawal syndrome after consumption of Spice Gold
11. Tropicana Launches Get Your Fruit On! Campaign to Help Narrow the Gap in the Nations Fruit Consumption
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Wheat Consumption May Contribute to Diabetes
(Date:5/27/2016)... , ... May 27, 2016 , ... This campaign aims ... stroke, which we as a society can control and change. , As nearly 795,000 ... every 40 seconds within the United States. Plus, with an estimated 129,000 of these ...
(Date:5/27/2016)... ... May 27, 2016 , ... Aimed at nurses ... human interest stories, courtesy of leaders in the nursing and health care industry. ... from leading advocates and associations—namely Jones & Bartlett Learning. , Jones & Bartlett ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... ... ... last week’s media reports hinting at a June rate hike after the Federal Reserve’s ... interest rate increase, according to Rajeev Dhawan of the Economic Forecasting Center at Georgia ... (FOMC) dot charts are of interest to the press for their noise potential,” Dhawan ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... ... May 26, 2016 , ... Intalere, the healthcare industry ... for its inaugural Member Conference at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas, Nev., ... health of America’s healthcare providers. , The conference was highlighted by the announcement ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... ... , ... The Woodlands at John Knox Village , Florida’s first Life ... living and healing, celebrated its grand opening, today. The Woodlands at John Knox Village ... Empowered Staff. , “This is an incredibly fulfilling time for John Knox Village as ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/25/2016)... Texas , May 25, 2016 ... the issuance to it by the US Patent ... The company,s technology includes proprietary processes for electronic ... for health and wellness programs, HIPAA compliance and ... "Our technology ...
(Date:5/24/2016)... AMSTERDAM , May 24, 2016 ... aplicación médica para ayudar a los médicos a compartir ... los pacientes a escala mundial. Profesionales médicos de Europa, ... ya se han apuntado a la aplicación, que combina ... en un entorno totalmente seguro. Educación   ...
(Date:5/24/2016)... LAWRENCE, Mass. , May 24, 2016  NxStage ... medical technology company focused on advancing renal care, today ... Officer, plans to participate in the following schedule of ... will be made available at http://ir.nxstage.com/ . ... Jefferies Healthcare Conference NY, NY           Friday, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: