Diabetes May Be Immune System Trigger in MG, Worsening Symptoms

Diabetes May Be Immune System Trigger in MG, Worsening Symptoms

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Diabetes May Be Immune System Trigger in MG, Worsening Symptoms

Diabetes, which causes blood sugar levels to rise abnormally, may trigger a stronger immune response and worsen myasthenia gravis (MG) symptoms, a study in a rat disease model suggests. If its findings hold true in people, they could provide evidence of the importance of blood sugar control in easing MG symptoms, the study’s scientists noted. The study, “Diabetes mellitus exacerbates experimental autoimmune myasthenia gravis via modulating both adaptive and innate immunity,” was published in the Journal…

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