Long-term impact of neonatal breast-feeding on body weight and glucose tolerance in children of diabetic mothers.

@article{Plagemann2002LongtermIO,
  title={Long-term impact of neonatal breast-feeding on body weight and glucose tolerance in children of diabetic mothers.},
  author={Andreas Plagemann and Thomas Harder and Kerstin Franke and Rainer Kohlhoff},
  journal={Diabetes care},
  year={2002},
  volume={25 1},
  pages={16-22}
}
OBJECTIVE Offspring born to women with pregnancies complicated by diabetes are at increased childhood risk of developing obesity and impaired glucose tolerance (IGT). In population-based studies, breast-feeding has been shown to be protective against obesity and diabetes later in life. To date, the role of breast-feeding on offspring of diabetic mothers (ODM) has not been investigated in this context. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS A total of 112 ODM (type 1 diabetes, n = 83; gestational… CONTINUE READING

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