Why Vitamin D is Important in the Fight Against Diabetes

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The link between vitamin D and diabetes is stronger than previously thought. A study conducted at the University of Málaga, Spain, has concluded that low levels of Vitamin D increase the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, regardless of body mass index (BMI).

The results also uncovered that vitamin D levels are more closely related to blood sugar levels than to a person’s BMI. Of the nearly 150 subjects observed in the study, 30 were classified as obese and either normoglycemic, pre-diabetic, or diabetic.

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