Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, July 9th, 2007
Study 1: Data detailed in "The postnatal maternal environment influences diabetes development in nonobese diabetic mice" have been presented. According to recent research from the United States, "When nonobese-diabetic (NOD) mouse embryos were implanted into pseudopregnant mothers of a nonautoimmune mouse strain, the progeny had a reduced type 1 diabetes (T1D) incidence, suggesting that transmission of maternal autoantibodies is important for T1D development. Whether eliminating islet autoantibody transmission in utero, or postnatally (through milk), prevented T1D is...
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