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When gestational diabetes harms the placental microbiota

A pregnancy complicated by an excessively high blood sugar level is the fate of a growing number of expecting mothers… and their unborn babies. A study exposed the harmful consequences of this condition on the bacteria of the placenta, where the first flora of our life is thought to develop. &nbs...

Focus on the intestinal microbiota of individuals with prediabetes

Prediabetes is characterized by a higher than normal blood sugar level, which is however lower than that of diabetic patients. It is the phase which often heralds a diagnosis of type 2 diabetes, a disease recognized as being associated with an imbalanced intestinal flora. Danish researchers studied ...

Diabetes changes the cutaneous microbiota, making healing more difficult

Compared to the general population, the skin of diabetic patients harbors a less rich cutaneous microbiota, which is likely to prevent chronic wounds from healing.   Diabetes, a real healthcare crisis, is characterized by elevated blood sugar, due to the insufficient production of insulin...
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