Caesarean section per se does not increase the risk of offspring developing type 1 diabetes: a Swedish population-based study

@article{Samuelsson2015CaesareanSP,
  title={Caesarean section per se does not increase the risk of offspring developing type 1 diabetes: a Swedish population-based study},
  author={Ulf Samuelsson and Nina Lindell and Marie Bladh and Karin {\AA}kesson and Annelie Carlsson and Ann Josefsson},
  journal={Diabetologia},
  year={2015},
  volume={58},
  pages={2517-2524}
}
Aims/hypothesisSome studies have revealed a relationship between Caesarean section (CS) and type 1 diabetes, while other studies have not. By using the Swedish paediatric quality register we investigated whether birth by CS is related to the risk of developing type 1 diabetes during childhood.MethodsAll children diagnosed with type 1 diabetes from 2000 to 2012 and included in the register (n = 9,376) were matched with four controls by year, day of birth, sex and county of birth from the Swedish… CONTINUE READING
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