Vitamin D pills could slow progress of type 2 diabetes, prediabetes, scientists say
People with prediabetes and newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes may be able to slow the progress of the condition by taking vitamin D, scientists believe. Consuming the molecule could help the body metabolize glucose, according to the authors of a study published in the
European Journal of Endocrinology
. The work builds on studies which show there is a worldwide problem with vitamin D deficiency, and link the deficiency to an inability to process sugar.
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