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Breastfeeding may offer protection against diabetes

More news about the benefits of breastfeeding for moms. A Kaiser Permanente study shows that breastfeeding significantly lowers a woman's risk for metabolic syndrome, a condition that can lead to diabetes and heart disease. And the longer a woman breastfeeds, the more protection she seems to gain. WebMD has more on the study.

Previously: Can breastfeeding help moms slim down?

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