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Breastfeeding and Diabetes

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Evidence Deepens That Breastfeeding Helps Moms Avoid Metabolic Syndrome and Type 2
Dec 25, 2009 | 
A 20-year study that tracked 704 women from before their first pregnancy onward suggests that the first year mothers breastfeed, they reduce their risk of acquiring type 2 diabetes within the next 15 years by 15 percent. Each subsequent year of breastfeeding further reduces the risk by 15 percent. For example, a mother who has two children and breastfeeds each for a year could enjoy a 30 percent reduction in her risk of type 2 over a 15-year period.
Path to Good Health Includes Breastfeeding Your Baby, Avoiding Pesticides, and Eating a Mediterranean Diet
Jul 17, 2009 | 
The Organic Center (TOC), a leading research institute focused on the science of organic food and farming, announced that a balanced, organic diet-both before and during pregnancy-can significantly reduce a child's likelihood of becoming overweight or obese or developing diabetes.  
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Breastfed Babies Better Off in Avoiding Obesity
Dec 1, 2006 | 
Type 1 Moms Just as Capable of Breastfeeding as Healthy Moms
Jul 1, 2006 | 
Report Urges Diabetes Professionals to Advise Breastfeeding for Diabetic Moms
Apr 1, 2006 | 
A recent report in The Practicing Midwife suggests that women with diabetes should be “encouraged and supported to breastfeed their babies from birth by giving them an understanding of the general and specific benefits this will provide.”
Diabetes And Breastfeeding
May 1, 2002 | 
"Breastfeeding is the optimal way of providing ideal food for the health, growth, and development of human infants while simultaneously benefiting the lactating mother."
Once Again, Breast Feeding Shown to Prevent Type 1 Diabetes in Children
Nov 1, 2001 | 
Breastfeeding for three months or more may help prevent diabetes in children, say researchers in Chile. Their study, one of many to reach the same conclusion, focused on how breastfeeding affected the levels of three types of islet-cell antoantibodies in children with type 1 diabetes. Researchers published their findings in the June issue of the Medical Magazine of Chile (Revista Medica de Chile).
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