The Gut and Chronic Disease: Was Hippocrates Right?

“All disease begins in the gut”. Hippocrates

The gut with its resident microbiome is the most complex organ system in the body. It serves digestion, absorption, metabolism, endocrine, neural and immune functions.

The microbiome-brain-beta cell axis drives the metabolic syndrome.

Our knowledge of the connections between the gut, host genetics and systemic disease is exponentially increasing.

The future may see increase in gut-directed therapies to prevent or slow systemic disease

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