January 28, 2023

Source: indianexpress.com

A study shows that glucose levels in diabetes reduce levels of the body’s natural antibiotics, the anti-microbial peptide psoriasin, an important barrier against infection. ‘Once the blood sugar is high, it spills into the urine. The urine sugar contains glucose and bacteria can grow rapidly in this medium. Hence chances of UTI are high,” says noted diabetologist Dr V Mohan.

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