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Diabetes and Vitamin D
Effects on Type I DiabetesSome scientists believe that type I diabetes may be an autoimmune condition in which insulin-producing pancreatic beta cells are destroyed. Evidence from animal experiments and human observational studies suggests that vitamin D may help prevent type I diabetes, perhaps by acting as an immune system modulator....More
Vitamin D Improves Insulin Resistance
Vitamin D Improves Insulin ResistanceAUCKLAND, New Zealand - Vitamin D improved insulin resistance in insulin-resistant women in a new study published in the British Journal of Nutrition (2009 Sep 28:1-7). The randomized, controlled, double-blind study administered supplements of 4,000 IU vitamin D3 or a placebo daily for six months to...More