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Re: [IP] Babies/Toddlers drinking milk



kay, 
Do either one of u have diabetes?
The study I read I believe indicated more diabetic
fathers have diabetic kids then diabetic mothers.
Again it is passing on the antibodies if diabetes is
caused by a virus, which is where the breastfeeding
might help. peg
--- Earl and Kay Guy <email @ redacted> wrote:
> Our daughter, who was diagnosed at 10, was breast
> fed until she was three. No
> cows milk until she was almost 2. Breast feeding was
> not an insurance policy to
> prevent diabetes. I don't know if there are any
> studies about this, but it did
> not protect our daughter. On the other hand, she has
> never had an ear infection
> or sinus infection or any other serious illness
> besides the D.
> 
> Kay
> 
> "Compell, Ellen A, CFCTR" wrote:
> 
> > I had a question about milk.  I don't want to
> start a flame war.  Period.
> >
> > I remember a while ago reading something about how
> milk can cause diabetes
> > in children.  My daughter is almost 10 months old
> and has been breastfed so
> > far.  It is getting to the time to introduce milk,
> but I am nervous about
> > it.  See, I have one brother who got diabetes at 3
> years old.  I have
> > another brother who got diabetes at age 26, and I
> got diabetes at age 27.
> > So you can see it runs in the family.  I don't
> want to increase her chances
> > if it can be helped.  Just wondering what you know
> about it.
> >
> > I don't need to hear about calcium & vitamin D. 
> Obviously I would make sure
> > her intake was appropriate.  I just want to know
> what you know about the
> > milk-diabetes link.
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Ellen
> > minimed 12/98
> >
>
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