Published in Women's Health Weekly, August 3rd, 2006
"Evidence for the role of infant feeding in the development of beta cell autoimmunity is inconsistent. We set out to study the effects of breastfeeding and of age at introduction of supplementary foods on the development of beta cell autoimmunity," investigators in Finland report.
S.M. Virtanen and colleagues at the National Public Health Institute explained, "A prospective birth cohort of 3,565 infants with HLA-DQB1-conferred susceptibility to type 1 diabetes was recruited between 1996 and 2001 from two university hospital...
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