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Vitamin D status not associated with glucose metabolism among obese women, according to study

Posted on: July 12, 2017   by  Dr. Robyn Balden


Vitamin D deficiency is associated with many cardiometabolic disorders, including type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome, hypertension, obesity and additional obesity-related chronic inflammatory diseases. However, the inconsistency among studies evaluating vitamin D metabolite levels and direct clinical markers of these conditions have been inconsistent. Therefore, a new study was performed to assess the relationship between circulating vitamin D metabolites and direct measures of glucose metabolism and insulin action in morbidly obese, adult women. 

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