High Vitamin D Levels During Infancy Reduces Risk of Type 1 Diabetes

Adequate vitamin D and the subsequent levels in plasma during infancy and childhood is associated with a reduced risk of type 1 diabetes, according to a study published in the journal Diabetes. The study examined the association between vitamin D levels in the blood and islet autoimmunity. High levels of plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D was associated with a reduced risk of islet autoimmunity and type 1 diabetes.

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