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What Can I Tell You About Prebiotic Fiber?

Diabetes Educators at the Annual AADE Conference Focus on the Microbiome The microbiome was a major focus at this year’s American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) Annual Conference (held in Baltimore, MD, August 17-20). At the Prebiotin booth, a constant stream of diabetes educators were highly interested in how prebiotic fiber can maintain health and improve an unhealthy microbiome. They also wanted to get clarification about how prebiotics versus probiotics work. “Start at the beginning,” they told the Prebiotin team at the booth. “What’s the difference between prebiotics and probiotics?”.…

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8 Things You Need to Know About Diabetes

Diabetes: Part 2  1.  What causes diabetes? About 95% of people with diabetes have type 2 diabetes. Only about 5% of people with diabetes get type 1 diabetes, which usually appears in childhood or early adulthood. Often type 1 diabetes has a genetic component, although a virus may trigger the disease. People with type 2 disease often develop the disease as they reach middle age (over the age of 45), although with increasing obesity rates, even younger people are being diagnosed with the disease. While there may be a family history with type 2 diabetes as well, many people become diabetic as a result of overweight or obesity, lack of exercise, and health problems like high blood pressure.…  

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Could the cause and cure for diabetes begin in your gut?

Prebiotin® Prebiotic Fiber Participates in Annual Diabetes Educators Conference   With every study, research is more definite that if you have diabetes, you also have an unhealthy mix of bacteria in your gut. In a year when the “microbiome” is finally becoming a household word, the nearly 5,000 diabetes educators who will attend this year’s annual American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) conference, AADE18, in Baltimore (August 17-20), may find gut bacteria is at the heart of new therapeutic approaches for diabetes, especially if they visit the Prebiotin booth. … Prebiotin’s Medical Director, F. Wilson Jackson, MD, explains, “Ongoing research is beginning to unravel the role of the microbiome ...

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