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[IP] Study: Do breastfeed babies have lower risk of Type 1??

The postcard I was given at an appointment recently says:  Are you or
your partner pregnant?  Do you, your partner, or any of your children
have type 1 diabetes?  If you answer "yes" to both questions, then the
TRIGR study team needs your help.

Recent diabetes research has pointed to a possible link between infant
nutrition and the development of type 1 diabetes in childhood.  TRIGR is
an international study looking at infant nutrition to find out whether
the number of children who develop type 1 diabetes can be reduced. 

For more information on TRIGR, please call before baby arrives
1-888-STOP-T1D (1-888-786-7813) or visit us on the web at www.trigr.org

>From the web site:
"If a mother is unable to exclusively breastfeed before the baby is 8
months of age, her child will be randomly assigned to one of two groups.
One group of these babies will receive breastfeeding supplements of a
trial formula based on extensively hydrolyzed protein; the other group
will receive a special trial formula containing a smaller amount of
hydrolyzed protein. In hydrolyzed protein, the big protein molecules
have been split into very small fragments to provide a source of
nutritional amino acids, but the fragments are likely too small to
stimulate the immune system. "

So, just out of curiosity, how many of the Type 1's on this list were
breastfeed, for how long, and how many were not?   I was not, and was dx
at age 4.

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