Association of Early Exposure of Probiotics and Islet Autoimmunity in the TEDDY Study.

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Probiotics have been hypothesized to affect immunologic responses to environmental exposures by supporting healthy gut microbiota and could therefore theoretically be used to prevent the development of type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM)-associated islet autoimmunity.


  • Ulla Uusitalo
  • Xiang Liu
  • Jimin Yang
  • Carin Andrén Aronsson
  • Sandra Hummel
  • Martha Butterworth
  • Åke Lernmark
  • Marian Rewers
  • William Hagopian
  • Jin-Xiong She
  • Olli Simell
  • Jorma Toppari
  • Anette G Ziegler
  • Beena Akolkar
  • Jeffrey Krischer
  • Jill M Norris
  • Suvi M Virtanen
Research areas and keywords

Subject classification (UKÄ) – MANDATORY

  • Endocrinology and Diabetes
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-9
JournalJAMA Pediatrics
Issue numbernov 9
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Publication categoryResearch