Breast-feeding may lower risk of type 2 diabetes after gestational diabetes

Data presented at the ADA 74th Scientific Sessions revealed intensive and extended breast-feeding was associated with about a 40% to 60% reduced risk of type 2 diabetes following gestational diabetes. The findings were based on 1,010 gestational diabetes patients ages 20 to 45.


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