Diabetes due to diseased intestinal flora
Condition of intestinal flora is a diagnostic criterion for diabetes
An imbalance of the intestinal flora (dysbiosis) could be a cause or a cause for type II diabetes, according to a recent study, published in the journal Nature.
The researchers found that an imbalance between beneficial and harmful darmbacteria could be an important factor in diabetes early diagnosis, as dysbiosis appears to be manifest before the manifestation of typical diabetes symptoms.
The human gastrointestinal tract (GI) contains up to 100 billion bacteria, which together weigh about 1.5 kilograms. It is important, however, that in our gastrointestinal area do not bubble any bacteria.
The so-called beneficial bacteria should preferably live there. As soon as the proportion of useful intestinal bacteria exceeds 80 per cent, one speaks of a good Darmbakterien ratio. The harmful (pathogenic) bacteria can be 20 percent. In this amount, they can be kept well in check by the beneficial bacteria and do not develop any harmful potential.
The useful Darmbakterien strengthen the immune system
The use of “good” bacteria exceeds the mere support of digestion, which is extremely important for an optimal health condition. In addition, the beneficial bacteria are in close correlation with other factors of our immune system.
For example, they ensure that so-called “killer cells” are released, which are then transported to those points of the body where they are necessary to eliminate degenerate cells or pathogens.
If the ratio of the Darmbakterien from the healthy balance, our immune system and thus also our well-being can suffer quite massively under the Dysbiose.
Diabetics suffer from an irritable intestinal flora
Researchers from the University of Copenhagen showed that people with type 2 diabetes had intestinal flora in which a particularly high number of harmful darmbacteria could be found.
In this study 345 Chinese were examined. Among them were 171 type 2 diabetics. Diabetics suffered more from gut pelvic shifts than healthy people.
The same was true for a further study with Danish diabetics.
US researchers also found that an unhealthy intestinal flora not only increases the risk of type 2 diabetes. Also the danger of developing autoimmune disease type 1 diabetes clearly increases with a dysbiosis.
Type 1 diabetes due to intestinal flora disorder
The US researchers analyzed data from 33 children from Finland and Estonia, who (genetically) showed an increased risk of type 1 diabetes.
In contrast to type 2 diabetes type 1 usually occurs at a young age.
The scientists accompanied the children from their birth to their third year. Among those children who developed type 1 diabetes in the course of this period, the bacterial diversity in the intestine decreased by a quarter a year before the onset of the disease.
Even though the composition of the Darmbacteria varies widely from person to person, it is actually relatively constant with each individual. However, in the case of type 1 diabetes patients from this study, the researchers not only observed the decrease in diversity in the intestinal flora.
At the same time, the proportion of benign darmbacteria decreased, but that of the harmful ones increased.
This allowed the conclusion that dysbiosis is also associated with the development of type 1 diabetes.
It could therefore be quite possible to delay or even prevent the development of both types of diabetes by means of probiotics.
Rehabilitate your intestinal flora!
Still, school medicine does not really care about the balance of beneficial and harmful bacteria in the digestive system.
Antibiotics are very frequently prescribed, which destroy the intestinal flora as well as bring it out of balance.
Antibiotics are similar to chemotherapy. Just as in the case of chemotherapy not only the evil cells are destroyed, but also the healthy body cells, an antibiotic also destroys not only the bad bacteria but the good ones.
The problem here is that, after an antibiotic therapy, the harmful Darmbakterien recover more quickly than the useful, so that they have already colonized the intestine for the most part when the useful ones reappear.
The useful darmbacteria, however, no longer find any place and leave the field to the harmful darmbacteria.
For this reason, after a antibiotic therapy, it is advisable to refurbish the intestinal flora with a probiotic preparation.
In this way, the good intestinal bacteria are settled even before the harmful ones have recovered.
Unfortunately, only a few school physicians prescribe probiotic preparations for the construction of the intestinal flora after an antibiotic therapy. In most cases, the patient is left to himself to inform himself and then to look after his intestinal flora.
How to get rid of harmful Intestine Pesticides
Now, antibiotic therapy is not the only factor that promotes the useful Darmbakterien and promotes the harmful ones.
Stress and an unhealthy diet with lots of sugar, fast food and refined carbohydrates, with many animal products and low consumption of fruit and vegetables create a milieu in the digestive system, where the useful Darmbakterien no longer feel at home – the harmful but very well.
However, a healthy basal excess diet creates the basis for the good Darmbakterien gladly in our digestive system. Only when this basis is established can we take measures to expel the harmful Darmbakterien.
Some tips on expelling the harmful Intestine Pesticides:
- Garlic: Garlic detoxifies and supplies at the same time the useful Darmbakterien food. However, garlic only acts when it is raw. Some people mix garlic with honey to make it more tasty and eat better.
- Peppermint Oil: Many people swear by peppermint for stomach problems. However, few know that this oil can also destroy pathogenic bacteria without causing collateral damage on the part of useful crops. However, peppermint oil can only exert its action against harmful bacteria if it reaches the small intestine. To achieve this, the peppermint oil should be taken in capsules resistant to gastric juices. Capsules of this kind ensure that everything that is in them is passed through the stomach intact and the ingredients are first and exclusively released in the intestine.
- Oregano oil: You can also use oregano oil. Details on oregano oil can be found here: Oregano oil.
- Probiotics: It is also important to take useful bacteria for several weeks to three months. This is achieved by eating fermented foods (raw sauerkraut, raw milk-fermented fermented juices, broth rye etc.) or probiotic preparations.
Probiotic preparations in gastric juice-resistant capsules are of course much more effective than fermented foods, since the number of beneficial bacteria arriving in the intestine with the capsules is much higher. In fermented foods, some of the bacteria are already eliminated in the stomach by the stomach acid.
- “Gut Bacteria Could Play Key Role in Development of Type 2 Diabetes” ScienceDaily, Sep. 26, 2012
- Dr. Aleksandar D. Kostic et al., “The Dynamics of the Human Infant Gut Microbiome in Development and in Progression toward Type 1 Diabetes.”, Cell Host & Microbe, Februar 2015
- Pedersen O et al., Human gut microbes impact host serum metabolome and insulin sensitivity. Nature, 2016