Can a change in policy of complementary infant feeding reduce the risk for Type 1 Diabetes and celiac disease?

Carlo Agostoni, Raanan Shamir

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Abstract

According to recent epidemiologic evidence introducing solids while infants are still breastfed, and in any case not before the fourth month of life, could have positive impact on immune-related chronic disorders such as Type 1 Diabetes and coeliac disease.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2-4
Number of pages3
JournalPediatric Endocrinology Reviews
Volume6
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2008

Keywords

  • Celiac disease
  • Complementary feeding, breastfeeding
  • Diabetes
  • Type 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

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