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How weight reduction surgery and diabetes drugs impact bacteria

09 June 2021

Wallenberg Scholar Fredrik Bäcked was interviewed by the Knut & Alice Wallenberg Foundation about how weight reduction surgery and diabetes drugs impact bacteria.

Both therapeutics and weight loss surgery can alleviate type 2 diabetes but both can also cause adverse events. Professor Bäckhed describes the interest in finding out if the effects of the drugs and therapy, positive as well as negative, could be due to changes in gut microbiota.

To the intereview by KAW

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