Study finds relationship between diabetic retinopathy and low vitamin D levels

Posted on: June 1, 2016   by  Vitamin D Council

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A recent meta-analysis found that those with vitamin D deficiency had a 39% increased odds of having diabetic retinopathy in comparison to those without deficiency. The meta-analysis included 13 studies totaling 9350 participants with diabetes who had undergone assessment for both diabetic retinopathy and vitamin D deficiency.

For more information, check out Medscape’s recent article.

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