Common antibiotics do not increase risk of two diseases, study in CTSI’s Clinical Research Center finds

Published: October 30th, 2017

Category: Feature, News, Research

Research conducted in the CTSI’s Clinical Research Center has found that common antibiotics do not increase the risk of Type 1 diabetes or celiac disease among children who have a genetic susceptibility for developing those diseases. The multinational TEDDY Study Group, which includes University of Florida researchers, found that everyday antibiotics are not associated with a greater risk of autoimmunity for either disease. The Environmental Determinants of Diabetes in the Young (TEDDY) Study Group’s findings are published in JAMA Pediatrics.

Read the press release from UF Health here