Vitamin D deficiency may pose risks in obese youths

05/6/2013 | MedPage Today (free registration)

Low vitamin D levels were linked to cardiometabolic risk metrics and onset of insulin resistance in severely obese adolescents, a study presented at the Pediatric Endocrine Society meeting showed. The results suggest that vitamin D deficiency may be linked with poor glycemic control in such patients, researchers noted.

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