Low vitamin D raises risk of atherosclerosis in diabetes

11/15/2012 | Medical News Today

A small study in the Journal of Biological Chemistry said the macrophages in diabetes patients with insufficient vitamin D levels tend to stick to blood vessel walls, prompting cholesterol buildup that triggers arterial stiffness and blood flow obstruction. The researchers are unsure whether vitamin D supplementation could help diabetes patients reduce their likelihood of clogged arteries.

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