Influence of early nutritional components on the development of murine autoimmune diabetes.

BACKGROUND/AIMS Infant diet is suggested to modify autoimmune diabetes risk. The aim of this study was to determine whether infant food components affect diabetes development in the nonobese autoimmune diabetes (NOD) mouse. METHODS A basal low-diabetogenic diet was identified by feeding litter-matched female NOD mice standardized diets with and without… CONTINUE READING