Helicobacter pylori infection may increase risk for diabetes

Thursday, December 9th, 2010

Source: MedWire News Infection with Helicobacter pylori is associated with increased levels of fetuin A and associated insulin resistance, which may be evidence of a link with diabetes, say researchers. “Among the various factors capable of inducing insulin resistance, the upregulation of α2-Heremans Schmid glycoprotein, also known as human fetuin A, has been linked with impaired […]

Drugs to get rid of H. pylori (eradication treatment)

Monday, November 16th, 2009

Source: Guardian.co.uk Does it work? Yes, there’s good evidence that taking antibiotics plus acid-suppressing drugs will get rid of H. pylori. Doctors use lots of different combinations of drugs for this. Most seem to work equally well. What is it? If you have treatment to get rid of H. pylori, you’ll probably be given three or four […]