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Breastfeeding and Diabetes

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Studies Show No Major Association Between Breastfeeding and Diabetes

New parents who have type 1 diabetes can rest assured that breastfeeding does not increase their babies' chances of developing the disease.

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Breast-Feeding Lowers Risk of Type 1—Neonatal Illnesses are Risk Factors

Researchers found that newborns who develop illnesses are more likely to develop type 1 diabetes, while infants who are breast-fed are less likely to develop the disease.

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Breast Feeding Reduces Type 2 Diabetes

A recent NIDDK study of Pima Indians in Arizona showed that babies who were breast fed were less likely to develop type 2 diabetes.

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Breast Is Best—Breast Feeding

I often hear women with diabetes say they can't breast feed, but the truth is many health care professionals feel women should-because of their diabetes. Breast feeding is thought to decrease the autoimmune process that attacks the pancreas and causes diabetes, and may reduce your child's chances of getting diabetes.

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Breast Feeding May Decrease Insulin Requirements

Thirty seven insulin dependent pregnant women and ten women with gestational diabetes were studied by Peking Union Medical Hospital to determine if there was a connection between breast feeding and insulin needs.

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