Early Childhood Antibiotic Treatment for Otitis Media and Other Respiratory Tract Infections Is Associated With Risk of Type 1 Diabetes: A Nationwide Register-Based Study With Sibling Analysis

Study (n=797,318) found dispensed prescription of antibiotics, mainly for acute otitis media and respiratory tract infections in 1st year of life linked to increased type 1 diabetes risk before age 10 (HR 1.19;95% CI 1.05–1.36), most prominently in children delivered by C-section


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