"Breastfeeding May Cut Type 2 Diabetes Conversion From Gestational Diabetes"

"In women with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), breastfeeding reduced the risk of progressing to type 2 diabetes, according to a large prospective cohort study.

Compared to women with GDM who used formula, those who exclusively breastfed were half as likely to be diagnosed with diabetes 2 years post-delivery, reported a team of investigators led by Erica Gunderson, PhD, a researcher at Kaiser Permanente in Oakland, Calif."

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Source- http://www.medpagetoday.com/Endocrinology/Diabetes/54848

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