Prebiotics may be beneficial in type 2 diabetes

US research suggests they reduce inflammatory and metabolic biomarkers in women with the disease
Reuters Health

Prebiotics may have metabolic and anti-inflammatory benefits in type 2 diabetes, research suggests.

The finding comes from a review of 27 randomised controlled trials of several different prebiotics in mainly women who had been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes for between six months and 11 years.