Study finds link between gut microbes and Type 2 diabetes

A large-scale international study uses metagenomics and blood analysis to uncover gut microbes associated with the risks for common illnesses such as diabetes, obesity, and heart disease.

Malorye Branca • harvard
Jan. 11, 2021 ~5 min

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‘Game Changers’ puts muscle behind its message at Law School

“The Game Changers” brought a panel of athletes and experts to tout the benefits of a plant-based diet to Harvard.

Nate Herpich • harvard
Feb. 13, 2020 ~8 min

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Plant-based diet may lower risk of Type 2 diabetes

A new meta-analysis shows that people who follow predominantly plant-based diets with greater adherence have a 23 percent lower risk of developing Type 2 diabetes than those who follow these diets with lower adherence.

Amy Roeder • harvard
July 22, 2019 ~3 min

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