Vitamin D deficiency linked to type 1 diabetes

ScienceDaily (Nov. 15, 2012) — A study led by researchers from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine has found a correlation between vitamin D3 serum levels and subsequent incidence of Type 1 diabetes. The six-year study of blood levels of nearly 2,000 individuals suggests a preventive role for vitamin D3 in this disease. The research appears the December issue ofDiabetologia, a publication of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD).

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