Vitamin D intake may improve beta-cell, glucose in pre-diabetes

07/10/2011 | Reuters

Taking vitamin D supplements helped increase beta-cell function and regulate hemoglobin A1C levels in patients with pre-diabetes, a study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found. While researchers said the findings suggest that vitamin D supplementation may improve markers for type 2 diabetes, the results do not necessarily link vitamin D intake to reduced diabetes risk.

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